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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 aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, defenseRelated Words arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms 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 care, custodianship, guardianship, keeping, safekeeping, trust, custodyRelated Words 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 bulwark, cover, fence, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, shield, defendRelated Words avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms assail, assault, attack


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