Associations to the word «Guardian»


GUARDIAN, noun. Someone who guards, watches over, or protects.
GUARDIAN, noun. (legal) A person legally responsible for a minor (in loco parentis).
GUARDIAN, noun. (legal) A person legally responsible for an incompetent person.
GUARDIAN, noun. A superior in a Franciscan monastery.
GUARDIAN, noun. (video games) A major or final enemy; boss.
GUARDIAN, proper noun. (newspapers) A British daily national newspaper.
GUARDIAN AD LITEM, noun. An individual (often a lawyer) appointed to represent the best interests of a child or incapacitated person for the purpose of a legal procedure.
GUARDIAN ANGEL, noun. A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person; a genius
GUARDIAN ANGELS, noun. Plural of guardian angel
GUARDIAN OF THE PEACE, noun. (Ireland) (informal) A police officer.

Dictionary definition

GUARDIAN, noun. A person who cares for persons or property.

Wise words

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