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  • wards — wards·man; west·wards; back·wards; bed·wards; city·wards; cloud·wards; death·wards; door·wards; dor·sal·wards; down·wards; earth·wards; equa·tor·wards; floor·wards; front·wards; god·wards; grave·wards; ground·wards; head·wards; hith·er·wards;… …   English syllables

  • -wards — See { ward}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -wards — [wərdz] suffix forming adverbs suffix WARD (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Wards —    The wards seem generally to have grown along the line of a main street and often about a main crossing. The street which forms the main artery of the Ward generally gives it its name.    1. Each of the principal gates gives or has given its… …   Dictionary of London

  • -wards — ward ward (w[ e]rd), wards wards (w[ e]rdz). [AS. weard, weardes; akin to OS. & OFries. ward. OHG. wert, G. w[ a]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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wards — Recorded in the spellings of Ward, Warde, and Wards, this famous and noble surname, the family name of the earls of Dudley and Bangor, and with over seventy coats of arms assigned to nameholders, is widespread throughout the British Isles. The… …   Surnames reference

  • -wards — ward UK [wə(r)d] / US [wərd] or wards UK [wə(r)dz] / US [wərdz] suffix in a particular direction, or towards a particular place: used with some nouns and adjectives westward backward homeward …   English dictionary

  • -wards — I. adjective suffix see ward I II. adverb suffix see ward II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -wards — var. of ward: towards; afterwards. [ME; OE weardes, equiv. to weard toward (see WARD) + es S1] Usage. See ward. * * * …   Universalium

  • wards — wÉ”rd /wɔːd n. division (of a hospital, prison, etc.); administrative section; minor, dependent; guardianship, custody; means of defending; notch in a key v. avert danger; guard, protect …   English contemporary dictionary

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