Definitions for wardenˈwɔr dn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person charged with the care and custody of something; keeper.
the chief administrative officer in charge of a prison.
any of various public officials charged with superintendence or with enforcement of regulations, as a fire warden or game warden.
(in Connecticut) the chief executive officer of a borough.
(formerly) the principal official in a region, town, etc.
the president or governor of certain British schools and colleges.
Category: Government, British
a member of the governing body of a guild.
Origin of warden:
1175–1225; ME wardein < ONF, =ward(er) to guard+-ein, var. of -enc < Gmc; see -ing3
the chief official in charge of a prison
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who is in charge of a prison
A guard or watchman.
A chief administrative officer of a prison
An official charged with supervisory duties or with the enforcement of specific laws or regulations; such as a game warden or air raid warden
A governing official in various institutions
Origin: From wardein, from wardein, from guarder, from ward-; related to Old High German warten.
a keeper; a guardian; a watchman
an officer who keeps or guards; a keeper; as, the warden of a prison
a head official; as, the warden of a college; specifically (Eccl.), a churchwarden
a large, hard pear, chiefly used for baking and roasting
Translations for warden
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the person in charge of an old people's home, a student residence etc
The warden has reported that two students are missing from the hostel.
- حارِس، قَيِّمArabic
- diretorPortuguese (BR)
- správce, -kyněCzech
- der/die Direktor(in)German
- juhataja, komandantEstonian
- custode; direttoreItalian
- (기숙사·보호 시설 등의) 관리인Korean
- komendantas, vyresnysisLithuanian
- hoofd, beheerderDutch
- bestyrer, oppsynsmann, vaktmesterNorwegian
- dyrektor, przełożonyPolish
- správca, -kyňaSlovak
- 看守人，監管人Chinese (Trad.)
- người gácVietnamese
- 看守人Chinese (Simp.)
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