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custodial | custodial account | custodian | custodianship | custodier | custody | custody battle | custody case | custom | custom made | custom-built



7 in 7 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)


custodyn. [L. custodia, fr. custos guard; prob. akin to Gr. to hide, and E. hide. Seee Hide to cover.].
  •  A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security.  [1913 Webster]
    "A fleet of thirty ships for the custody of the narrow seas."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Judicial or penal safe-keeping.  [1913 Webster]
    "Jailer, take him to thy custody."  [1913 Webster]
  •  State of being guarded and watched to prevent escape; restraint of liberty; confinement; imprisonment.  [1913 Webster]
    "What pease will be given
    To us enslaved, but custody severe,
    And stripes and arbitrary punishment?
    "  [1913 Webster]


custody, n.
1 guardianship; protective care.
2 imprisonment.

take into custody arrest.
custodial adj.
L custodia f. custos -odis guardian



administration, auspices, captainship, care, chairmanship, charge, cold storage, confinement, conservation, convenership, cure, custodianship, dead storage, detention, dictatorship, directorate, directorship, dry storage, eagle eye, foremanship, generalship, governance, government, governorship, guard, guardedness, guardianship, guarding, guidance, hands, headship, hold, imprisonment, incarceration, intendancy, invigilation, jurisdiction, keep, keeping, leadership, lookout, management, managership, mastership, ministry, monitoring, observance, overseership, oversight, pastorage, pastorate, pastorship, patronage, peeled eye, preservation, presidency, preventive custody, proctoring, proctorship, protection, protective custody, protectorship, prudence, qui vive, safe hands, safekeeping, sharp eye, shelf-room, sovereignty, stewardship, storage, storage space, stowage, superintendence, superintendency, supervision, supervisorship, surveillance, trust, tutelage, vigil, vigilance, ward, wardenship, wardship, warehousing, wariness, watch, watch and ward, watchful eye, watchfulness, watching, weather eye, wing




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.


N restraint, hindrance, coercion, cohibition, constraint, repression, suppression, discipline, control, confinement, durance, duress, imprisonment, incarceration, coarctation, entombment, mancipation, durance vile, limbo, captivity, blockade, arrest, arrestation, custody, keep, care, charge, ward, restringency, curb, lettres de cachet, limitation, restriction, protection, monopoly, prohibition, prisoner, repressionist, restrained, constrained, imprisoned, pent up, jammed in, wedged in, under lock and key, under restraint, under hatches, in swaddling clothes, on parole, in custody, doing time, cohibitive, coactive, stiff, restringent, strait-laced, hidebound, barkbound, ice bound, wind bound, weather bound, cabined cribbed confined, in Lob's pound, laid by the heels.


N retention, retaining, keep, detention, custody, tenacity, firm hold, grasp, gripe, grip, iron grip, fangs, teeth, claws, talons, nail, unguis, hook, tentacle, tenaculum, bond, clutches, tongs, forceps, pincers, nippers, pliers, vice, paw, hand, finger, wrist, fist, neaf, neif, bird in hand, captive, retaining, retentive, tenacious, unforfeited, undeprived, undisposed, uncommunicated, incommunicable, inalienable, in mortmain, in strict settlement, uti possidetis.

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