Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun guardianship

2 senses of guardianship

Sense 1
care, charge, tutelage, guardianship -- (attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard")
       => protection -- (the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection")

Sense 2
guardianship, keeping, safekeeping -- (the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping")
       => duty, responsibility, obligation -- (the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr)

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