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Custody — synonyms, definition

1. custody (Noun)

36 synonyms
burden captivity care charge claws clutches confinement conservation control cover defense detainment detention domain grasp guard guardianship hands hold imprisonment • • •
3 definitions

custody (Noun) — A state of being confined (usually for a short time). ex. "he is in the custody of police"

custody (Noun) — Holding by the police. ex. "the suspect is in custody"

custody (Noun) — (with 'in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child. ex. "your guests are now in my custody" ex. "the mother was awarded custody of the children"

6 types of
confinement guardianship imprisonment internment keeping safekeeping