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Pronunciation:  'gârdeeun`ship

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"
  2. [n]  attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is under the care of a physician"

GUARDIANSHIP is a 12 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: care, charge, keeping, safekeeping, tutelage
 See Also: custody, due care, duty, great care, hands, obligation, ordinary care, protection, providence, reasonable care, responsibility, slight care



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Guard"i*an*ship\, n.
The office, duty, or care, of a guardian; protection; care;

Legal Dictionary
 Definition: Legal right given to a person to be responsible for the food, housing, health care, and other necessities of a person deemed incapable of providing these necessities for himself or herself.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: administration, auspices, captainship, care, chairmanship, charge, cold storage, conservation, convenership, cure, custodianship, custody, dead storage, dictatorship, directorate, directorship, dry storage, eagle eye, foremanship, generalship, governance, government, governorship, guard, guardedness, guidance, handling, hands, headship, intendancy, invigilation, jurisdiction, keeping, leadership, lookout, management, managership, mastership, means of dealing, ministry, monitoring, observance, overseership, oversight, pastorage, pastorate, pastorship, patronage, peeled eye, preservation, presidency, proctoring, proctorship, protectorship, prudence, qui vive, safe hands, safekeeping, sharp eye, shelf-room, sovereignty, stewardship, storage, storage space, stowage, superintendence, superintendency, supervisorship, surveillance, treatment, trust, tutelage, usage, vigil, vigilance, ward, wardenship, wardship, warehousing, wariness, watch, watch and ward, watchful eye, watchfulness, watching, weather eye, wing