care, guardianship, supervision, keeping, safekeeping, charge, watch, trusteeship, superintendence, tutelage, wardship, auspices, aegis, safeguard, ward; see also administration 1.
jail, keeping, confinement; see arrest 1, imprisonment 1.
capture, apprehend, seize; see arrest 1.
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The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing:
The state of being detained by legal authority: