One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1archaic Guard; protect.‘it was his duty to ward the king’
2Admit (a patient) to a hospital ward.
admit to hospital, admit, take in, let in, accept, receive, give entry toView synonyms
- ‘A 41-year-old security guard is warded in a stable condition at Port-of-Spain General Hospital after he was shot and stabbed 20 times.’
- ‘Gomez is warded at Port-of-Spain General Hospital in a stable condition.’
- ‘One of Richardson's alleged accomplices, who was warded under police guard at the San Fernando General Hospital, was expected to face additional charges late yesterday.’
- ‘Both are warded at Port-of-Spain General Hospital.’
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