HyperDic: keeper

English > 2 senses of the word keeper:
NOUNperson keepersomeone in charge of other people
person keeper, custodian, stewardone having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
keeper > pronunciation
Soundskiy'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > keeper: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone in charge of other people.
Example"am I my brother's keeper?"
Narrowerbaby farmersomeone who runs an establishment that houses and cares for babies for a fee
babyminder, baby minder, minderA person who looks after babies (usually in the person's own home) while the babys' parents are working
babysitter, baby-sitter, sitterA person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home
nanny, nursemaid, nurseA woman who is the custodian of children
prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkeysomeone who guards prisoners
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Verbskeeplook after
English > keeper: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningOne having charge of buildings or grounds or animals.
Synonymscustodian, steward
NarrowercaretakerA custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
curator, conservatorThe custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
gamekeeper, game wardenA person employed to take care of game and wildlife
greenskeepersomeone responsible for the maintenance of a golf course
house sitterA custodian who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is away (usually without an exchange of money)
janitorsomeone employed to clean and maintain a building
lighthouse keeperThe keeper of a lighthouse
pet sitter, critter sittersomeone left in charge of pets while their owners are away from home / home
zoo keeperThe chief person responsible for a zoological garden
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishcustodio, guarda, tutor
Catalancustodi, guarda
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