- n. 拘留；监禁；监护；羁押
- [U]监护(权)，守护 safekeeping,protection
- [U]拘留，监禁 the state of being guarded,especially by the police
a state of being confined (usually for a short time);
"his detention was politically motivated"
"the prisoner is on hold"
"he is in the custody of police"
holding by the police;
"the suspect is in custody"
(with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child;
"my fate is in your hands"
"too much power in the president's hands"
"your guests are now in my custody"
"the mother was awarded custody of the children"
- He is in custody awaiting trial.
- The criminal was taken into custody.
- After their divorce, the father was awarded custody of the son.
- My ex shares custody of the children.
- He was remanded in custody, charged with the murder of a policeman.
- The accused was remanded in custody for a week.
- The mother got custody of the children.
- He was held in custody for two weeks.
He was returned to the custody of his father.出自： T. Capote
Enough to prevent him from divorcing her and gaining custody of Tommy.出自： D. Lessing
- custodial adj. 管理的，监管的‖custodian n. 管理者，看守人