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Synonyms for guardianship
ˈgɑr di ənˌʃɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. care, charge, tutelage, guardianship(noun)

    attention and management implying responsibility for safety

    "he is in the care of a bodyguard"

    fear, keeping, accusation, commission, electric charge, explosive charge, tutorship, burster, caution, care, concern, complaint, kick, tending, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, maintenance, aid, tutelage, forethought, boot, bursting charge, armorial bearing, direction, charge, safekeeping, bearing, flush, attention, thrill, rush, precaution, bang, tuition, mission, upkeep

  2. guardianship, keeping, safekeeping(noun)

    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

    "he left his car in my keeping"

    charge, retention, keeping, care, safekeeping, holding, tutelage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. guardianship(n)

    protection, care, watch, wardenship, tutelage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "guardianship":

    trusteeship, tutorship, tutelage, custody, tutelary, curatorship, wardship, tutela, guardian, tutelle, protection, care, parent, custodianship

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How to use guardianship in a sentence?

  1. Bernard Atiku:

    Foreigners have been manipulating the guardianship provision to take children out of the country.

  2. Brian Smith:

    The county would have guardianship over Alyssa Alyssa and would make decisions for Alyssa Alyssa.

  3. Jennifer Mathis:

    We don't expect that of voters without disabilities. We don't scrutinize the rationality of their choices, i think if you ask the average voter on the street some of the questions that people with disabilities get asked in these guardianship proceedings, they wouldn't be able to answer them.

  4. Wendy Young:

    I've been working on this issue for 30 years. I can only think of maybe half a dozen cases where one of the unaccompanied kids has actually been put up for adoption, that's usually done when there's evidence that the parents are dead, and there's no other family member who can attain guardianship.

  5. Stephanie Escamilla:

    He can just stop going to his psychiatric visits, drop all his medications and what can I do? I can't force him unless I have guardianship.

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