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ward

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ward

  1. 1 means or method of defending frequent hand washing is an oft-recommended ward against the spread of common germs Synonyms of ward aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, defenseWords Related to ward arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms of ward aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive

  2. 2 responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something gained the ward of his cousin upon the death of her parents Synonyms of ward care, custodianship, guardianship, keeping, safekeeping, trust, custodyWords Related to ward control, governorship, hand(s), management, superintendence, supervision


ward

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ward

  1. to drive danger or attack away from vowed that he would take whatever measures were necessary to ward the nation's people Synonyms of ward bulwark, cover, fence, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, shield, defendWords Related to ward avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms of ward bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms of ward assail, assault, attack


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