Synonyms of custody in English:

custody


See definition of custody

noun

1‘the parent who has custody of the child’

SYNONYMS

care, guardianship, charge, keeping, safe keeping, wardship, ward, responsibility, protection, guidance, tutelage

custodianship, trusteeship, trust, keep, possession, hands

supervision, superintendence, surveillance, control, aegis, auspices

escrow

2‘he has been in custody for 12 months’

SYNONYMS

imprisonment, detention, confinement, incarceration, internment, captivity

remand

archaic duress, durance