Ward

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Ward

  • (noun) a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient. “a children’s ward”
  • (noun) an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councillor or councillors. “the second most marginal ward in Westminster”
  • (noun) a child or young person under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court. “for the last three years, the boy has been my ward”
  • (noun) the state of being in the care of a guardian. “the ward and care of the Crown”
  • (noun) any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock which prevent the turning of any key which does not have grooves of corresponding form or size.
  • (noun) the action of keeping a lookout for danger. “I saw them keeping ward at one of those huge gates”
  • (noun) an area of ground enclosed by the encircling walls of a fortress or castle.
  • (verb) admit (a patient) to a hospital ward. “the last of the accident victims was warded”
  • (verb) guard; protect. “it was his duty to ward the king”

Ward meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • प्रतिपाल्य, निगरानी, आश्रित, रोगीकक्ष, वार्ड, रक्षा करना, संरक्षित

Ward origin

  • Old English weard (in ward (sense 5 of the noun), also ‘body of guards’), weardian ‘keep safe, guard’, of Germanic origin; reinforced in Middle English by Old Northern French warde (noun), warder (verb) ‘guard’.

Ward our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India’s last polio ward, 4013, possibly India’s only wards dedicated to treating men and women affected by polio. It has been five years since WHO declared the …
  • The Shrinking Space for Scientific Temper in India Is Worrying, We should celebrate India’s constitutional provision for the scientific temper … flowers flowers, coconut and lemons, purportedly to ward off evil.
  • Kashmiris’ situation is unsustainable: German Chancellor Merkel, … Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters accompanying her India trip. … Security officer of the ward filed a complaint at the Shivaji Park police …
  • Which is India’s greenest metro?, Yet, among India’s six metros Delhi is already the greenest. …. Our analysis, though, suggests that most of India’s wards fail to meet the World …
  • Halloween Unable To Gain Popularity In India. Some Possible …, … so they started lighting bonfires and wearing costumes to ward off the … In India, festival celebrations are bright, colourful and cheery,” social …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ward 

  • Ward and guard sound similar…you ward off something that is evil or bad, similarly you guard yourself against the evil.
  • the warden was awarded for warding off war in the ward!

Ward pronunciation

Tumble

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Tumble

  • (verb) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. “she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs”
  • (verb) move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way. “police and dogs tumbled from the vehicle”
  • (verb) fall rapidly in amount or value. “property prices tumbled”
  • (verb) rumple; disarrange. “he slept fitfully for the third night in a row, tumbling the covers about him as he tried to get comfortable”
  • (verb) perform acrobatic feats, typically handsprings and somersaults in the air
  • (noun) dry (washing) in a tumble dryer. “the machine gentle tumbles the clothes in cool air for ten minutes”
  • (noun) understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation). “she’ll ring again as soon as she tumbles to what she’s done”
  • (noun) have sexual intercourse with. “he was tumbling a strange woman”
  • (noun) clean (castings, gemstones, etc.) in a tumbling barrel.
  • (noun) a sudden or headlong fall. “I took a tumble in the nettles”
  • (noun) a rapid fall in amount or value. “a tumble in share prices”
  • (noun) an untidy or confused arrangement or state. “her hair was a tumble of untamed curls”
  • (noun) a handspring, somersault in the air, or other acrobatic feat.
  • (noun) an act of sexual intercourse.
  • (noun) a friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgement, or interest. “not a soul gave him a tumble”

Tumble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बार बार लुढकना, समझ में आना, भाव गिरना, गिरावट, यहाँ वहाँ, अचानक गिरना, कलाबाजी खाना, कलैया मारना, अस्त व्यस्त की स्थिति, गिर जाना, गिर पड़ना, मूल्य गिरना, गिरना

Tumble origin

  • Middle English (as a verb, also in the sense ‘dance with contortions’): from Middle Low German tummelen ; compare with Old English tumbian ‘to dance’. The sense was probably influenced by Old French tomber ‘to fall’. The noun, first in the sense ‘tangled mass’, dates from the mid 17th century.

Tumble in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Xiaomi plans $1.5 bn buyback to arrest stock tumble, shares rise 7%, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its …
  • Indian state bank shares tumble on megamerger plan, Shares in major Indian state banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors got their first chance to react to a government plan to consolidate the …
  • Indian markets tumble 1% on weakening yuan, trade war, Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices shed more than 1% on Monday as adverse local and global factors—including the scrapping of the special …
  • Bank mergers fail to cheer Sensex, rupee as both tumble in early trade … It is to be noted that this is the first day of markets in India after the …
  • Live Cricket Score – West Indies vs India, Day 4, 2nd Test, Jamaica, India made a rollicking start to their Test championship campaign, bulldozing West Indies across the two-Test series and … West Indies tumble!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tumble

  • tumble sounds like temple and lord Ram’s temple was destroyed in Ayodhya, so tumble means fall
  • a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party

Tumble pronunciation