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1. guardianship

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdiːənʃɪp'] the responsibility of a guardian or keeper.

Synonyms

  • duty
  • keeping
  • safekeeping
  • obligation
  • hands
  • custody

Antonyms

  • imprudence
  • inactivity
  • insecurity
  • linger

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • guardian (English)
  • guardein (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Guardianship

  • acquaintanceship
  • blakenship
  • blankinship
  • entrepreneurship
  • friendship
  • friendship
  • hardship
  • horsemanship
  • interrelationship
  • kingship
  • marksmanship
  • ministership
  • musicianship
  • township
  • worship

Sentences with guardianship


1. Noun, singular or mass
Absolute guardianship may not be necessary and may not be in the best interests of the child.

2. Adjective
As a non-parent, guardianship awards rights to a third party caregiver that he would not enjoy otherwise.

2. guardianship

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdiːənʃɪp'] attention and management implying responsibility for safety.

Synonyms

  • providence
  • protection
  • foster care
  • charge
  • tutelage
  • great care
  • slight care
  • due care
  • reasonable care
  • care

Antonyms

  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • guardian (English)
  • guardein (Anglo-Norman)
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