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Interest, regard, or liking:
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  1. Interest, regard, or liking:
  2. Upkeep; maintenance:
  3. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
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  1. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
  2. Reservation for future use; preservation
  3. Care; custody; charge
  1. The responsibility of a guardian
  2. A keeping or being kept in safety; protection or custody
  3. (US) not returning checks; a system wherein banks keep checks (cheques) that people write, rather than returning them to the account holder with their monthly statement.
Care; custody:
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  1. Care; custody:
  2. An individual or thing placed in another’s care.
  3. Care, custody, or supervision (of)
(Meteorol.) An official alert, as by the National Weather Service, that the conditions exist in the area for, variously, a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, etc., although one has not yet been reported
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  1. (Meteorol.) An official alert, as by the National Weather Service, that the conditions exist in the area for, variously, a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, etc., although one has not yet been reported
  2. (Obs.) A candle marked off into sections, used for keeping time
  3. The act or fact of keeping awake, esp. of keeping awake and alert, in order to look after, protect, or guard
(Law) The position or function of a trustee.
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  1. (Law) The position or function of a trustee.
  2. The condition or fact of being a trust territory
  3. The condition of being in a trust relationship.
The capacity or activity of a tutor; instruction or teaching.
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  1. The capacity or activity of a tutor; instruction or teaching.
  2. The condition of being under a guardian or tutor
  3. The function of a guardian; guardianship; care, protection, etc.
(Chiefly law) The state of being a ward of someone
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  1. (Chiefly law) The state of being a ward of someone
  2. The situation or condition of being a ward.
  3. The condition of being a ward, or in the care of a guardian
(Greek Mythology) The goatskin shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena. Athena's shield carried at its center the head of Medusa.
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  1. (Greek Mythology) The goatskin shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena. Athena's shield carried at its center the head of Medusa.
  2. Guidance, direction, or control:
  3. Protection:
A precautionary measure:
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  1. A precautionary measure:
  2. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
  3. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
(Archaic) A garrison; the guard or watch
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  1. (Archaic) A garrison; the guard or watch
  2. A person under the protection or care of another.
  3. Any person under another's protection or care
A confinement facility whose inmates are individuals awaiting trial or convicted of lesser offenses. A confinement facility whose inmates are individuals awaiting trial or convicted of lesser offenses.
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  1. A confinement facility whose inmates are individuals awaiting trial or convicted of lesser offenses. A confinement facility whose inmates are individuals awaiting trial or convicted of lesser offenses.
  2. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
  3. Detention in a jail.
Custody; care:
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  1. Custody; care:
  2. Maintenance or means of maintenance; keep
  3. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
Limitation; restriction; restraint
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  1. Limitation; restriction; restraint
  2. The act of confining or the state of being confined.
  3. Lying-in, time of giving birth
Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
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  1. Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
  2. Upkeep; maintenance:
  3. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
Care; custody:
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  1. Care; custody:
  2. An individual or thing placed in another’s care.
  3. Care, custody, or supervision (of)
The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
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  1. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
  2. Reservation for future use; preservation
  3. Care; custody; charge
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
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  1. Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
  2. Custody; care:
  3. Keeping; care; custody
Expense; cost:
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  1. Expense; cost:
  2. The command to attack:
  3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
Limitation; restriction; restraint
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  1. Limitation; restriction; restraint
  2. Lying-in, time of giving birth
  3. The act of confining or the state of being confined.
A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
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  1. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
  2. A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
  3. (Countable) A temporary state of custody or confinement, especially of a prisoner awaiting trial, or of a student being punished.
A child or legally incompetent person placed under the care of a guardian or court
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  1. A child or legally incompetent person placed under the care of a guardian or court
  2. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  3. A room or division of a hospital set apart for a specific class or group of patients
Find another word for custody. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for custody, like: care, guardianship, supervision, keeping, safekeeping, charge, watch, trusteeship, superintendence, tutelage and wardship.