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Meaning of CUSTODIAN

Pronunciation:  ku'stowdeeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
 

CUSTODIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: keeper, steward
 
 See Also: caretaker, conservator, curator, defender, game warden, gamekeeper, greenskeeper, guardian, janitor, lighthouse keeper, protector, shielder, zoo keeper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cus*to"di*an\ (k?s-t?"d?-an), n. [From {Custody}.]
One who has care or custody, as of some public building; a
keeper or superintendent.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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, MC, next friend, overseer, principal keeper, prison guard, prochein ami, proctor, procurator, ranger, screw, seneschal, shepherd, steward, supervisor, turnkey, warden, warder, watchdog
 

 

 

 

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