What does Guardian mean?

Definitions for Guardian
ˈgɑr di ənGuardian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shieldernoun

    a person who cares for persons or property


  1. guardiannoun

    Someone who guards, watches over, or protects.

  2. guardiannoun

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

  3. guardiannoun

    A person legally responsible for an incompetent person.

  4. guardiannoun

    A superior in a Franciscan monastery.

  5. guardiannoun

    A major or final enemy; boss.

  6. Guardiannoun

    A British daily national newspaper.

  7. Etymology: guardein, *

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guardianverb

    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. Guardianverb

    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. Guardianadjective

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

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


  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.

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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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guardian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guardian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Guardian in a Sentence

  1. James Monroe:

    The Executive is charged officially in the Departments under it with the disbursement of the public money, and is responsible for the faithful application of it to the purposes for which it is raised. The Legislature is the watchful guardian over the public purse. It is its duty to see that the disbursement has been honestly made.

  2. Barry Balaski:

    As part of our district's Health and Safety Plan and in accordance with the CDC's guidance for schools, the district provides hand sanitizing stations that are available in each of our schools, in addition, students are permitted to have hand sanitizer in their desk or backpack. However, students are not required to keep it in their desk or backpack, particularly if a parent/guardian does not want them to have it.

  3. Koch Industries:

    While Guardian's business in Russia is a very small part of Charles Koch, we will not walk away from our employees there or hand over these manufacturing facilities to the Russian government so it can operate and benefit from them, doing so would only put our employees there at greater risk and do more harm than good.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    If you are a trader under SBI securities and are not able to sell your shares on some day then you can be sure that stock market will fall on that day. And if you are not able to buy share as price entry is disabled then the market will rise abruptly. Brokers are cheaters and their guardian is regulator

  5. Hossein Marashi:

    On this basis only one percent of reformists were approved, the Guardian Council has ruined the joy that arose from the lifting of sanctions.

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