as in keeper
a person who takes care of a property sometimes for an absent owner the custodian made his usual rounds of the building to make sure that everything was OK

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as in guardian
a person or group that watches over someone or something served as custodian of the prisoner until he could be turned over to federal authorities

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as in defender
someone that protects we must regard ourselves as custodians of the Earth so that its natural resources may be enjoyed by many generations to come

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“Custodian.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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