What does warden mean?

Definitions for wardenˈwɔr dn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word warden.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. warden(noun)

    the chief official in charge of a prison


  1. warden(Noun)

    A guard or watchman.

  2. warden(Noun)

    A chief administrative officer of a prison

  3. warden(Noun)

    An official charged with supervisory duties or with the enforcement of specific laws or regulations; such as a game warden or air raid warden

  4. warden(Noun)

    A governing official in various institutions

  5. Origin: From wardein, from wardein, from guarder, from ward-; related to Old High German warten.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warden(noun)

    a keeper; a guardian; a watchman

  2. Warden(noun)

    an officer who keeps or guards; a keeper; as, the warden of a prison

  3. Warden(noun)

    a head official; as, the warden of a college; specifically (Eccl.), a churchwarden

  4. Warden(noun)

    a large, hard pear, chiefly used for baking and roasting

  5. Origin: [OE. wardein, OF. wardein, gardein, gardain, F. gardien. See Guardian, and Ward guard.]


  1. Warden

    Warden is a station on the Bloor–Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. It is located at 3276 St. Clair Avenue East, on the southeast corner of the intersection with Warden Avenue. In 2008, the Toronto Star reported this station to be a "known problem area" in terms of crime in the subway system, along with Lawrence West, Lansdowne, and Kennedy stations. 1092 parking spaces are located at this station for commuter use.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Warden

    wawr′dn, n. a kind of pear.—Warden pie, a pie made of warden pears. [Prob. 'a pear which may be kept long,' from the preceding word.]

Anagrams for warden »

  1. warned

  2. wander

  3. Andrew


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warden in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vincent Van Gogh:

    An artist needn't be a clergyman or a church warden, but he must have a warm heart for his fellow men.”

  2. Karen Zubke:

    Six-year-old Lexi sat many hours yesterday without success but today her persistence paid off. Her father, Tyler Harris, had tears of joy when his little hunting partner got her first buck poses for Warden Randy Dunkel. Congratulations, Lexi!

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