A cause of such a mental state
The act, process, or function of supervising.
Maintenance or means of maintenance; keep
A person or group on duty, esp. at night, to protect or guard; lookout or guard
A commission from the United Nations to a country to administer a trust territory
The capacity or activity of a tutor; instruction or teaching.
A precaution or protective stipulation
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.
Detention in a jail.
The administering (of punishment, medicine, a sacrament, an oath, etc.)
The act of detaining in legal custody:
The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
The condition of not being constrained or restricted in a specific aspect of life by a government or other power:
Freedom or release from slavery, imprisonment, captivity, or any other form of arbitrary control
The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
A thing to hold or hold on by
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.