Words Like CUSTODY
We have put together a list of words that are similar to CUSTODY.
6 Alternative Words Similar to custody
5 examples of custody
the mother was awarded custody of the children
your guests are now in my custody
too much power in the president's hands
he is in the custody of police
the prisoner is on hold
10 definitions of custody
A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security.
Judicial or penal safe-keeping.
State of being guarded and watched to prevent escape; restraint of liberty; confinement; imprisonment.
(with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
The act or right of guarding, especially such a right granted by a court: an adult who was given custody of the child.
Care, supervision, and control exerted by one in charge. See Synonyms at care.
The state of being detained or held under guard, especially by the police: took the robbery suspect into custody.
A keeping; a guarding; care, watch, inspection, or detention, for preservation or security: as, the prisoner was committed to the custody of the sheriff.