Synonyms and Antonyms of guardian
a person or group that watches over someone or something
- The state became his guardian when he was put into protective custody.
custodian, guard, keeper, lookout, minder, picket, sentinel, sentry, warden, warder, watch, watcher, watchman
a person who takes care of a property sometimes for an absent owner
- The guardians of the summer estate awaited the return of the tycoon.
someone that protects
- The editor defended his newspaper's unrelenting exposure of government corruption, arguing that it is journalism's role to act as a guardian of democracy.
lookout, sentinel, sentry, warden, warder, watch, watchdog, watchman
conserver, harborer, keeper, preserver, saver
a person who has responsibility for the care of another
- When her parents died, her aunt became her legal guardian.
babysitter, minder, nanny (also nannie), nurse, sitter
custodian, guard, keep, keeper, protector
attendant, chaperone (or chaperon), companion