What is another word for wards?

Pronunciation: [wˈɔːdz] (IPA)

Wards are a common term used to refer to a specific area or division of a larger group, such as a hospital or a prison. However, there are several synonyms that can be used instead of the term wards. One of these synonyms is "division", which refers to a separate part or section of something. Another synonym is "segment", which refers to a part that is separated from the whole. Other synonyms for wards include "sections", "compartments", "portion", and "subdivisions." These terms can be useful when trying to add variety to your writing or when seeking alternative words for wards that may better fit a specific context.

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Usage examples for Wards

What could surpass the absolute indifference she showed to the slightest consideration for the individuality or opinions of other people when she spoke of her wards, who were grown up, it should be remembered, to young manhood and womanhood.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
I have spoken with my two wards, Neville and Helena Landless, on the subject of their defective education, and they give in to the plan proposed; as I should have taken good care they did, whether they liked it or not.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
What a pretty thing it would be if another auto full of wounded suddenly appeared and found all my wards occupied!
"My Home In The Field of Honor"
Frances Wilson Huard

Famous quotes with Wards

  • They divided the city into three electoral wards, and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people, the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council.
    John Hume
  • From language to no-language is the journey and certainly every master has to use lies to attract you, to make you aware of your mindlessness, your stupidity. That's why I tell you to relish this very moment, and when you squeeze out the juice of every moment, then you will realise that there is nothing worthy in this world, then for the first time you start turning IN-wards, not otherwise!
  • this is no aristocratic joke At the expense of negligible folk. We see how seriously the races swarm In their attempts at sovereignty and form. They are our wards we think to some extent For the time being and with their consent, To teach them how Democracy is meant.
    Robert Frost
  • My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness, — That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.
    John Keats
  • ‘In the fields workers are planting maize seeds under the direction of an overseer with staff and headdress. Close-up of a worker’s face. Whatever it is that makes a man a man, all feeling and all soul has gone out in that face. Nothing is left but body needs and body pleasures. I have seen faces like that in the back wards of state hospitals for the insane. Faces that live to eat, shit and masturbate.’
    William S. Burroughs

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