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Found 3 items, similar to Warding.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a person who is under the protection or in the custody of
2: a district into which a city or town is divided for the
purpose of administration and elections
3: block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms)
shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; “they
put her in a 4-bed ward” [syn: hospital ward]
4: English economist and conservationist (1914-1981) [syn: Barbara Ward
, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth]
5: English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the
women's suffrage movement (1851-1920) [syn: Mrs. Humphrey Ward
, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
6: United States businessman who in 1872 established a
successful mail-order business (1843-1913) [syn: Montgomery Ward
, Asron Montgomery Ward]
7: a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
v : watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; “guard my
possessions while I'm away” [syn: guard]
English → English (gcide)
Ward \Ward\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Warding.] [OE. wardien, AS. weardian to keep, protect; akin
to OS. ward?n to watch, take care, OFries. wardia, OHG.
wart?n, G. warten to wait, wait on, attend to, Icel. var?a to
guarantee defend, Sw. v[*a]rda to guard, to watch; cf. OF.
warder, of German origin. See Ward, n., and cf. Award,
1. To keep in safety; to watch; to guard; formerly, in a
specific sense, to guard during the day time.
Whose gates he found fast shut, no living wight
To ward the same. --Spenser.
2. To defend; to protect.
Tell him it was a hand that warded him
From thousand dangers. --Shak.
3. To defend by walls, fortifications, etc. [Obs.]
4. To fend off; to repel; to turn aside, as anything
mischievous that approaches; -- usually followed by off.
Now wards a felling blow, now strikes again.
The pointed javelin warded off his rage. --Addison.
It instructs the scholar in the various methods of
warding off the force of objections. --I. Watts.