HyperDic: custodian

English > 1 sense of the word custodian:
NOUNperson custodian, keeper, stewardone having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
custodian > pronunciation
Soundskahstow'diyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > custodian: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningOne having charge of buildings or grounds or animals.
Synonymskeeper, 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
Adjectivescustodialproviding protective supervision
Nounscustodianshipthe position of custodian

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