- [noun] a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
- [noun] a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
- [noun] 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"
- [noun] English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
Synonyms: Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth
- [noun] English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
Synonyms: Ward, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward
- [noun] United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
Synonyms: Ward, Montgomery Ward, Asron Montgomery Ward
- [noun] a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
- [verb] watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"