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