Definitions of "custody"
  1. The responsibility and control a person or an authority has over an individual or an object
  2. The responsibility of supervising and managing a property which includes taking accountability for any damages that might happen under the supervision
  3. The process of caring for and raising a child, which includes the right to guide the child’s activities and make choices about the child’s upbringing
  4. The restriction of an individual's liberty by an authority, resulting from scenarios such as arrest, imprisonment, or being released on conditions such as bail, personal recognizance, probation, or parole
How to use "custody" in a sentence
  1. After the divorce, the mother was granted custody of their child.
  2. The suspect was held in custody until his court hearing.
  3. The art museum took custody of the historic painting to ensure its safety and maintenance.

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