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custodian

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CIDE DICTIONARY

custodiann. [From Custody.].
     One who has care or custody, as of some public building; a keeper or superintendent.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

custodian, n. a guardian or keeper, esp. of a public building etc.

Derivative
custodianship n.
Etymology
CUSTODY + -AN, after guardian

THESAURUS

custodian

MC, air warden, attendant, attorney, bailiff, bull, butler, caretaker, castellan, cerberus, char, charwoman, cleaner, cleaner-off, cleaner-up, cleaning lady, cleaning man, cleaning woman, commandant, conservator, croupier, curator, custos, emcee, factor, forest ranger, game warden, gamekeeper, gaoler, governor, guard, guardian, guardian angel, housekeeper, jailer, janitor, janitress, keeper, landreeve, librarian, lifeguard, lifesaver, majordomo, master of ceremonies, next friend, overseer, principal keeper, prison guard, prochein ami, proctor, procurator, ranger, screw, seneschal, shepherd, steward, supervisor, turnkey, warden, warder, watchdog

ROGET THESAURUS

custodian

Safety

N safety, security, surety, impregnability, invulnerability, invulnerableness, danger past, danger over, storm blown over, coast clear, escape, means of escape, blow valve, safety valve, release valve, sniffing valve, safeguard, palladium, guardianship, wardship, wardenship, tutelage, custody, safekeeping, preservation, protection, auspices, safe-conduct, escort, convoy, guard, shield, guardian angel, tutelary god, tutelary deity, tutelary saint, genius loci, protector, guardian, warden, warder, preserver, custodian, duenna, chaperon, third person, watchdog, bandog, Cerberus, watchman, patrolman, policeman, cop, dick, fuzz, smokey, peeler, zarp, sentinel, sentry, scout, garrison, guardship, refuge &c, anchor, precaution, quarantine, cordon sanitaire, confidence, protect, take care of, preserve, cover, screen, shelter, shroud, flank, ward, guard, secure, entrench, intrench, fence round, house, nestle, ensconce, take charge of, escort, convoy, garrison, watch, mount guard, patrol, make assurance doubly sure, take up a loose thread, take precautions, double reef topsails, seek safety, take shelter, find shelter, Adj, safe, secure, sure, in safety, in security, on the safe side, under the shield of, under the shade of, under the wing of, under the shadow of one's wing, under cover, under lock and key, out of danger, out of the woods, out of the meshes, out of harm's way, unharmed, unscathed, on sure ground, at anchor, high and dry, above water, unthreatened, unmolested, protected, cavendo tutus, panoplied, snug, seaworthy, weatherproof, waterproof, fireproof, defensible, tenable, proof against, invulnerable, unassailable, unattackable, impenetrable, impregnable, imperdible, inexpugnable, Achillean, safe and sound, scathless, unhazarded, not dangerous, unthreatening, harmless, friendly (cooperative), protecting, protective, guardian, tutelary, preservative, trustworthy, ex abundanti cautela, with impunity, all's well, salva res est, suave mari magno, a couvert, e terra alterius spectare laborem, Dieu vous garde.

Keeper

N keeper, custodian, custos, ranger, warder, jailer, gaoler, turnkey, castellan, guard, watchdog, watchman, Charley, chokidar, durwan, hayward, sentry, sentinel, watch and ward, concierge, coast guard, guarda costa, game keeper, escort, bodyguard, protector, governor, duenna, guardian, governess, nurse, nanny, babysitter, catsitter, dogsitter, bonne, ayah.


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