What does guardian mean?

Definitions for guardian
ˈgɑr di ənguardian

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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.

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. The IADP:

    The IADP finds that the athlete has established no significant fault or negligence as she was given tablets by her guardian and had no intention to cheat in her In-Competition sprint event on June 21, 2019, the IADP recommends that the athlete undergoes another education program on Anti-Doping In Sports Rules.

  2. Lewisville Police Department:

    We believe in community policing and these three men exemplify how working together can help keep our community safe, thank you for being our other Brothers in Blue and our Green Guardian.

  3. Jef Versele:

    A lot of people were on the floor. They were injured, i think I was lucky, I was very lucky. I think I have a guardian angel somewhere.

  4. Tim Robinson:

    If a student comes to school on the 8th and their records aren't up to date, they'll just be held aside, their parents or guardian will be contacted.

  5. Sonia Murdock:

    I always say he was our family's first guardian angel.

Images & Illustrations of guardian

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