(redirected from accident ward)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for ward

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for ward

a person who relies on another for support

the state of being detained by legal authority

a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

to keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

ward off: to turn or drive away

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for ward

a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another

a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care

English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)

English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)

United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)

a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)

watch over or shield from danger or harm


Related Words

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Thewarapperuma in a message posted on his facebook page said if he had attacked someone, they would have ended up in a surgical ward and not in the accident ward.
According to the Mafraq public hospital director, Smair Mashaqbeh, the child was dead on arrival at the emergency and accident ward and said the body was sent to forensic experts for further examination.
HEALTH minister Philippos Patsalis said that no problems occurred during yesterday's two-hour work stoppage in the morning by the emergency and accident ward nurses at the Nicosia and Limassol general hospitals.
She worked in the Accident Ward at the former Worcester City Hospital and later did private duty nursing until she retired.
CARRY ON DOCTOR: Dressed as a man from space, the senior consultant follows the tradition of operating on the turkey in the accident ward at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital on Christmas Day, 1962.