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Another word for custody

  1. The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing

    See also:

    care for

  2. The state of being detained by legal authority

      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. The act of detaining.
      2. A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
      3. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
      1. The act of confining or the state of being confined.
      2. Lying-in.
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
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Another word for custody

  1. Detention


    take into custody