- (initial capital letter) a traditional title of the president or governor of certain schools and colleges: Warden of Merton College.
- a member of a livery company of the City of London.
Origin of warden
OTHER WORDS FROM wardenward·en·ship, nounsub·war·den, nounsub·war·den·ship, nounun·der·war·den, noun
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How to use warden in a sentence
The warden denied the grievances, because they’d been filed as emergencies, and he disagreed with the classification.The Way Prisoners Flag Guard Abuse, Inadequate Health Care and Unsanitary Conditions Is Broken|by Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ|December 2, 2020|ProPublica
Warden acknowledges Northrop Grumman has a long way to go to create a representative team.
Warden also realized communication would be essential, and she says that for five months she wrote a weekly update to the entire company, covering what it was doing, specifically in response to the coronavirus.
As of the most recent 2018 data, 70% of its senior leadership is male, and only just over 15% is nonwhite—neither number anywhere close to Warden’s goal of a team that reflects the population.
When it came to handling the crisis, Warden says she discovered diversity was a major edge for Northrop Grumman.
As in most prisons, the “trusty” was a convict the warden trusted and thus had special privileges.
The Dutchman was transferred in August when he allegedly threatened to kill the prison warden.
Prison guards in Lima found a contraband mobile phone in his prison cell that he claimed was given to him by the warden.
No warden in my position would like something like this to happen.
The backlash and bad publicity from the escape is much more than the warden ever wanted, but he will have to deal with it.
She lived in some big town out West, and when her mother died there was no one left to her but Luther Warden, her uncle.
On his departure from the Alcazar, the warden thought it prudent to send a person to observe his movements.
"Soldiers, attend the Marquis de Montemar to the gates," coldly replied the warden.
He hoped to hear that melody again, when Mr. Warden had finished the story of the brave missionary of Ballerraderad.
Warden's was the nearest house, but that was a mile from the clearing, and in the woods our progress was slow.