Definitions for guardianˈgɑr di ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shielder(noun)

    a person who cares for persons or property

Wiktionary

  1. guardian(Noun)

    Someone who guards, watches over, or protects.

  2. guardian(Noun)

    A person legally responsible for a minor (in loco parentis).

  3. guardian(Noun)

    A person legally responsible for an incompetent person.

  4. guardian(Noun)

    A superior in a Franciscan monastery.

  5. guardian(Noun)

    A major or final enemy; boss.

  6. Guardian(ProperNoun)

    A British daily national newspaper.

  7. Origin: guardein, *

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guardian(verb)

    one who guards, preserves, or secures; one to whom any person or thing is committed for protection, security, or preservation from injury; a warden

  2. Guardian(verb)

    one who has, or is entitled to, the custody of the person or property of an infant, a minor without living parents, or a person incapable of managing his own affairs

  3. Guardian(adj)

    performing, or appropriate to, the office of a protector; as, a guardian care

  4. Origin: [OF. guardain, gardien, F. gardien, LL. guardianus. See Guard, v. t., and cf. Wasden.]

Freebase

  1. Guardian

    Guardian is an American Christian hard rock/metal band. The band released six studio albums, three additional albums in Spanish—and toured extensively worldwide. There are also numerous compilations, live records and bootlegs available.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'guardian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4323

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'guardian' in Nouns Frequency: #1545


Translations for guardian

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • strážce, poručník, kvardiánCzech
  • Wächter, Erziehungsberechtigte, Wache, Vormund, ErziehungsberechtigterGerman
  • κηδεμόνας, φύλακαςGreek
  • guardia, apoderado, jefe, tutorSpanish
  • huoltaja, edunvalvoja, vahti, vartija, päävihollinen, apotti, suojelijaFinnish
  • tuteur, boss, gardienFrench
  • coimirceoirIrish
  • अभिभावकHindi
  • gondnok, őrző, gyámHungarian
  • wali, pelindungIndonesian
  • fjárhaldsmaður, verndariIcelandic
  • padre guardiano, guardiano, custode, tutoreItalian
  • 保護者Japanese
  • پاڕێزگارKurdish
  • custosLatin
  • MomperLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • voogdes, bewaker, voogd, wachterDutch
  • vergeNorwegian
  • gardianOccitan
  • stróż, opiekun, strażnik, obrońcaPolish
  • guarda, guardião, chefãoPortuguese
  • хранитель, опекун, попечитель, страж, храни́тельница, куратор, защитник, опеку́н, защи́тница, попечи́тельницаRussian
  • čuvar, zaštitnik, staratelj, skrbnik, hranitelj, staralac, skrbkinjaSerbo-Croatian
  • målsman, väktareSwedish
  • охоро́нецьUkrainian
  • 监护人Chinese

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