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Synonyms and Antonyms of custody

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custody

synonym (synonym of custody)

  • (noun.state)
    a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child (noun.act)
     

hypernym (custody IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child (noun.act)
    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper (noun.act)
     
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
    the state of being confined (noun.state)
     
  • holding by the police (noun.act)
    the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison) (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from custody)

  • (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child (noun.act)
    providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding (adj.all)
     
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    deprive of freedom; take into confinement (verb.social)
     
synonym hypernym derivation detainment detention hold hands guardianship keeping safekeeping imprisonment internment confinement custodial tutelar tutelary confine hold restrain

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