Definitions For Ward


  • A division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
  • Block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care
  • A district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
  • A person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
  • English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
  • English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
  • A section in a hospital for patients needing a particular kind of care
  • A section in a prison
  • One of the sections into which a city or town is divided for the purposes of an election


  • Watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect

Is Ward a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Ward is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ward in a Sentence

  • She works in the cancer ward.
  • The council representative from Ward 22
  • They were wards of the state.
  • Vowed that he would take whatever measures were necessary to ward the nation's people

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