Custody synonyms

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A cause of such a mental state
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The act, process, or function of supervising.
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(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.
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Maintenance or means of maintenance; keep
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A person or group on duty, esp. at night, to protect or guard; lookout or guard
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A commission from the United Nations to a country to administer a trust territory
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The capacity or activity of a tutor; instruction or teaching.
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Custody; guardianship.
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Plural form of auspice
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Protection, guidance. Usually used as ‘under the aegis’ because of its origin as protection of the shield of Athena.
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A precaution or protective stipulation
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The definition of a ward is a wing of a hospital, a division of a prison, or a person, especially a child, who is dependent upon the care and support of an appointed guardian.
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Detention in a jail.
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Lying-in, time of giving birth
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The administering (of punishment, medicine, a sacrament, an oath, etc.)
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The act of detaining in legal custody:
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The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
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A confinement in a place, especially a prison.
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The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
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Alternative spelling of safekeeping.
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Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
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The condition of not being constrained or restricted in a specific aspect of life by a government or other power:
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Freedom or release from slavery, imprisonment, captivity, or any other form of arbitrary control
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The process of striving to achieve equal rights and status.
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(Countable) A temporary state of custody or confinement, especially of a prisoner awaiting trial, or of a student being punished.
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The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing
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(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
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Plural form of hand
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The condition of being detained; detention
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A thing to hold or hold on by
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The position of a foreman.
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A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant.
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The role or office of overseer.
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The office or position of one acting as a guardian or conservator, especially in a legal capacity.
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Find another word for custody. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for custody, like: care, supervision, safekeeping, keeping, charge, watch, trusteeship, superintendence, tutelage, wardship and auspices.