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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -ward-, *ward*.

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: -ward \-ward\ (w[~e]rd), -wards \-wards\ (w[~e]rdz). [AS. -weard, -weardes; akin to OS. & OFries. -ward. OHG. -wert, G. -w[aum]rts, Icel. -ver[eth]r, Goth. -va['i]r[thorn]s, L. vertere to turn, versus toward, and E. worth to become. [root]143. See {Worth}. v. i., and cf. {Verse}. Adverbs ending in -wards (AS. -weardes) and some other adverbs, such as besides, betimes, since (OE. sithens). etc., were originally genitive forms used adverbially.] Suffixes denoting course or direction to; motion or tendency toward; as in backward, or backwards; toward, or towards, etc. [1913 Webster] From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Ward \Ward\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Warded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Warding}.] [OE. wardien, AS. weardian to keep, protect; akin to OS. ward?n to watch, take care, OFries. wardia, OHG. wart?n, G. warten to wait, wait on, attend to, Icel. var?a to guarantee defend, Sw. v[*a]rda to guard, to watch; cf. OF. warder, of German origin. See {Ward}, n., and cf. {Award}, {Guard}, {Reward}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To keep in safety; to watch; to guard; formerly, in a specific sense, to guard during the day time. [1913 Webster] Whose gates he found fast shut, no living wight To ward the same. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To defend; to protect. [1913 Webster] Tell him it was a hand that warded him From thousand dangers. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To defend by walls, fortifications, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 4. To fend off; to repel; to turn aside, as anything mischievous that approaches; -- usually followed by off. [1913 Webster] Now wards a felling blow, now strikes again. --Daniel. [1913 Webster] The pointed javelin warded off his rage. --Addison. [1913 Webster] It instructs the scholar in the various methods of warding off the force of objections. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Ward \Ward\, n. [AS. weard, fem., guard, weard, masc., keeper, guard; akin to OS. ward a watcher, warden, G. wart, OHG. wart, Icel. v["o]r[eth]r a warden, a watch, Goth. -wards in da['u]rawards a doorkeeper, and E. wary; cf. OF. warde guard, from the German. See {Ware}, a., {Wary}, and cf. {Guard}, {Wraith}.] 1. The act of guarding; watch; guard; guardianship; specifically, a guarding during the day. See the Note under {Watch}, n., 1. [1913 Webster] Still, when she slept, he kept both watch and ward. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. One who, or that which, guards; garrison; defender; protector; means of guarding; defense; protection. [1913 Webster] For the best ward of mine honor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The assieged castle's ward Their steadfast stands did mightily maintain. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] For want of other ward, He lifted up his hand, his front to guard. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. The state of being under guard or guardianship; confinement under guard; the condition of a child under a guardian; custody. [1913 Webster] And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard. --Gen. xl. 3. [1913 Webster] I must attend his majesty's command, to whom I am now in ward. --Shak. [1913 Webster] It is also inconvenient, in Ireland, that the wards and marriages of gentlemen's children should be in the disposal of any of those lords. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 4. A guarding or defensive motion or position, as in fencing; guard. "Thou knowest my old ward; here I lay, and thus I bore my point." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. One who, or that which, is guarded. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) A minor or person under the care of a guardian; as, a ward in chancery. "You know our father's ward, the fair Monimia." --Otway. [1913 Webster] (b) A division of a county. [Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] (c) A division, district, or quarter of a town or city. [1913 Webster] Throughout the trembling city placed a guard, Dealing an equal share to every ward. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (d) A division of a forest. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] (e) A division of a hospital; as, a fever ward. [1913 Webster] 6. (a) A projecting ridge of metal in the interior of a lock, to prevent the use of any key which has not a corresponding notch for passing it. (b) A notch or slit in a key corresponding to a ridge in the lock which it fits; a ward notch. --Knight. [1913 Webster] The lock is made . . . more secure by attaching wards to the front, as well as to the back, plate of the lock, in which case the key must be furnished with corresponding notches. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] {Ward penny} (O. Eng. Law), money paid to the sheriff or castellan for watching and warding a castle. {Ward staff}, a constable's or watchman's staff. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Ward \Ward\, v. i. 1. To be vigilant; to keep guard. [1913 Webster] 2. To act on the defensive with a weapon. [1913 Webster] She redoubling her blows drove the stranger to no other shift than to ward and go back. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]: ward n 1: a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another 2: a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections 3: block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward" [syn: {ward}, {hospital ward}] 4: English economist and conservationist (1914-1981) [syn: {Ward}, {Barbara Ward}, {Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth}] 5: English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920) [syn: {Ward}, {Mrs. Humphrey Ward}, {Mary Augusta Arnold Ward}] 6: United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913) [syn: {Ward}, {Montgomery Ward}, {Aaron Montgomery Ward}] 7: a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells) [syn: {cellblock}, {ward}] v 1: watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away" [syn: {guard}, {ward}]

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