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Definitions of conservator

  1. the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. One who preserves from injury or violation; a protector; a preserver. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. An officer who has charge of preserving the public peace, as a justice or sheriff. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. One who has an official charge of preserving the rights and privileges of a city, corporation, community, or estate. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Someone appointed by a judge to oversee the affairs of an incapacitated person. A conservator who manages financial affairs is often called a "conservator of the estate." One who takes care of personal matters, such as healthcare and living arrangements, is known as a "conservator of the person." Sometimes, one conservator is appointed to handle all these tasks. Depending on where you live, a conservator may also be called a guardian, committee or curator.
  7. One who preserves from injury or violation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. One who preserves from injury; a guardian. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A protector; guardian. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. One who preserves from injury or violation; an officer who has the charge of preserving the public peace, or the rights and privileges of a municipal corporation or community. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. An individual who has the charge of preserving anything, as the public peace, a museum, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Preserver; official custodian (of museum &c.); cc. of the peace, the King, Lord Chancellor, &c.; cc. of a river (see conservancy). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. n. One who preserves from injury, violation, or innovation; a keeper. Cabinet Dictionary
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