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custodian

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noun cus·to·di·an \ˌkəs-ˈtō-dē-ən\

Simple Definition of custodian

  • : someone who keeps and protects something valuable for another person

  • : a person who cleans and takes care of a building

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of custodian

  1. :  one that guards and protects or maintains; especially :  one entrusted with guarding and keeping property or records or with custody or guardianship of prisoners or inmates

custodianship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of custodian in a sentence

  1. <the custodian made his usual rounds of the building to make sure that everything was OK>

  2. <served as custodian of the prisoner until he could be turned over to federal authorities>



1602

First Known Use of custodian

1602

Rhymes with custodian


CUSTODIAN Defined for Kids

custodian

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noun cus·to·di·an \ˌkə-ˈstō-dē-ən\

Definition of custodian for Students

  1. :  a person who guards and protects or takes care of <the school custodian>




Law Dictionary

custodian

noun cus·to·di·an

Legal Definition of custodian

  1. :  an individual entrusted with guarding and keeping property or having custody of a person: as a :  the warden of a prison b :  a person given custody of a child by court order c :  a person named to manage a child's property under the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act d :  a person or entity appointed by a bankruptcy court to take charge of the debtor's property for purposes of administration

custodianship

noun




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