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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Joseph Addison:

    If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

  2. 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.

  3. Jennifer Ward:

    The way it has worked historically is, when a child comes into the US without a parent or legal guardian, if there is a parent or guardian or relative already here, they would be placed with that person as a' sponsor' while they are undergoing immigration hearings.

  4. John Sherwin:

    When doctors were consulting with her in regards to her medical care, they weren't doing so through a guardian or someone that had been appointed by the courts. It was in direct contact with Alyssa Gilderhus.

  5. John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1859:

    The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. Each is the proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental or spiritual. Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good to themselves, than by compelling each to live as seems good to the rest.

Images & Illustrations of guardian

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