wards 1 of 2

plural of ward
as in custodies
responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something gained the ward of his cousin upon the death of her parents

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of ward

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“Wards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wards. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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