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What is the difference between Ward and Word?
What is the difference between Ward and Word? :
) Separate part or room for a particular group of patients
He went to visit a patient in the surgical ward.
) Division of a town that elects and is represented by a councilor in local government
There were four candidates standing for election in this ward.
) Person who is under the care of a guardian or the protection of a law court
The child was made a ward of court.
He invested the money on behalf of her ward.
) Sound or combination of sounds that expresses a meaning and forms an independent unit of the grammar or vocabulary of a language
The story is told in words and pictures.
I have no words to express my gratitude to her.
) Remark or statement
I do not believe a word of your story.
He did not say a word about it.
Did you say a few words of sympathy to him?
Piece of news
Please send me a word of your safe arrival.
Word came that I was needed at home.
If the word WORD is used in this sense, A or THE.
The word is that she has left her husband.
The word WORD is used in this sense, the definite article THE should precede it.
) Spoken command or signal
Stay hidden until I give the word.
Their word is law.
) Express something in particular words
The advice was very tactfully worded.
Send a carefully worded reminder.
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