HyperDic: guardian

English > 1 sense of the word guardian:
NOUNperson guardian, defender, protector, shieldera person who cares for persons or property
guardian > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'rdiyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > guardian: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who cares for persons or property.
Synonymsdefender, protector, shielder
Narroweradmonisher, monitor, remindersomeone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
bodyguard, escortsomeone who escorts and protects a prominent person
champion, fighter, hero, paladinsomeone who fights / fights for a cause
chaperon, chaperoneOne who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
custodian, keeper, stewardOne having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
fireman, firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eaterA member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
foster-parent, foster parentA person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
guardA person who keeps watch over something or someone
keepersomeone in charge of other people
lawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
patron saintA saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation
peacekeepersomeone who keeps peace
tribune(ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests
watchdogA guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste
Broaderpreserversomeone who keeps safe from harm or danger
Spanishapoderado, defensor, guardia, guardián, protector, tutor, valedor
Catalancustodi, defensor, guardià, protector, tutor, valedor
Nounsguardianshipthe responsibility of a guardian or keeper
guardianshipattention and management implying responsibility for safety

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