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Synonyms of ward in English:


  • 1 the surgical ward
    room, department, unit, area, wing
  • 2 the majority of voters in our ward are Democrats
    district, constituency, division, quarter, zone, parish
  • 3 the boy is my ward
    dependent, charge, protégé
  • Phrases

    ward off
  • 1.1 we use this lotion to ward off gnats
    fend off, repel, repulse, beat back, chase away
    informal send packing
  • 2.1 she warded off the blow
    parry, avert, deflect, block;
    evade, avoid, dodge
  • 3.1 garlic is worn to ward off evil spirits
    rebuff, avert, keep at bay, fend off, stave off, turn away, repel, resist, prevent, obstruct, foil, frustrate, thwart, check, stop
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