Definitions for custodiankʌˈstoʊ di ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cus•to•di•ankʌˈstoʊ di ən(n.)

  1. a person who has custody; keeper; guardian.

  2. a person entrusted with guarding or maintaining a property; caretaker.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. custodian, keeper, steward(noun)

    one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals


  1. custodian(Noun)

    A person entrusted with the custody or care of something or someone; a caretaker or keeper.

  2. custodian(Noun)

    (US) a janitor (US); a cleaner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Custodian(noun)

    one who has care or custody, as of some public building; a keeper or superintendent

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a person who guards or takes care of something

the custodian of an art collection.

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