What does guardian mean?

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ˈgɑr di ənguardian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shieldernoun

    a person who cares for persons or property

Wiktionary

  1. guardiannoun

    Someone who guards, watches over, or protects.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  2. guardiannoun

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

    Etymology: guardein, *

  3. guardiannoun

    A person legally responsible for an incompetent person.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  4. guardiannoun

    A superior in a Franciscan monastery.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  5. guardiannoun

    A major or final enemy; boss.

    Etymology: guardein, *

  6. Guardiannoun

    A British daily national newspaper.

    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

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

  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

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

  3. Guardianadjective

    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

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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. George Togliatti:

    Trooper May’s heroism exemplified the definition of a silent guardian. His dedication and service will never be forgotten, our hearts go out to this grieving family and recognize the unique sacrifice to the State of Nevada.

  2. The Guardian Council:

    The Guardian Council is now more than ever under pressure by the Islamic Republic's sworn enemies, the Council would stand firm to protect people's rights and the Islamic Republic's values.

  3. Mario Andrada:

    French prosecutors and the Guardian newspaper do not make any reference to the Rio 2016 candidacy, they only cite the city as to exemplify a process which, according to them, had a problem in the preliminary phase.

  4. 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.

  5. Heraclitus:

    A man's character is his guardian divinity.

Images & Illustrations of guardian

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