Words nearby ward off
How to use ward off in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
Vicky Ward was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair for 11 years.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
And yet as Robert Ward discovered, Marvin—for all of his larger-than-life machismo—was surprising in real life.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
At the usual hour that night the employés of Stickle and Screw left work and took their several ways home ward.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Just as the Admiral was going, Ward (of the Intelligence) crossed over with a nasty little damper.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The suggestive remarks of Mr. Ward do not appear hitherto to have attracted the attention they deserve.The Three Days' Tournament|Jessie L. Weston
Other Idioms and Phrases with ward off
Turn aside, parry, as in He tried to ward off her blows. [Second half of 1500s]
Try to prevent, avert, as in She took vitamin C to ward off a cold. [Mid-1700s]