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ward



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  Roget's thesaurus   noun (Refuge): refuge, sanctuary, retreat, keep, last resort, ward, prison, asylum, ark, home, hiding place, sanctum sanctorum .

noun (Restraint): restraint, hindrance, constraint, repression, suppression, discipline, control, imprisonment, incarceration, entombment, captivity, blockade, arrest, custody, keep, care, charge, ward, curb, limitation, restriction, punishment.

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  Soule's dictionary of English synonyms   ward
I. v. a.
1. Watch, guard.
2. Defend, protect.
II. v. n. Parry, act on the defensive.
III. n.
1. Watch, guard, guardianship.
2. Warden, keeper, defender, guardian.
3. Custody, confinement.
4. Defence, protection, garrison, defender, protector, means of guarding.
5. (Law.) Pupil, minor (under guardianship).
6. Division, district, quarter (of a town).
7. Division, apartment.
8. Guard (of a lock).

Soule's dictionary of English synonyms



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