What does guardian mean?

Definitions for guardian
ˈgɑr di ənguardian

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word guardian.

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.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  2. guardian(Noun)

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

    Etymology: guardein, *

  3. guardian(Noun)

    A person legally responsible for an incompetent person.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  4. guardian(Noun)

    A superior in a Franciscan monastery.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  5. guardian(Noun)

    A major or final enemy; boss.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  6. Guardian(ProperNoun)

    A British daily national newspaper.

    Etymology: 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

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

  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

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

  3. Guardian(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.

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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

How to pronounce guardian?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say guardian in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Allen Clemmons:

    It was getting really hard to breathe. He is truly my guardian angel.

  2. Tom Penn:

    Once clear that no one was harmed, I contacted the Guardian, as I felt it was of important public interest, i believe it is reasonable for someone who is likely to become our next prime minister to be held accountable for all of their words, actions and behaviors.

  3. Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa:

    The Act should make it an offence for a guardian or other person to enter into a lobola agreement or other customary arrangement or ceremony in respect of a person under the age of 18.

  4. Chelsea Clinton:

    Then came Fox News -- and even media outlets not on the right -- taking The Guardian quote out of context, with headlines blaring :.

  5. Frank Wolf:

    The New York Times called it the beheading of Christians, the Guardian called it that way, [But] the White House said just 21 Egyptians.

Images & Illustrations of guardian

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