Synonyms of safekeeping
protectionDictionary • He had been given the bills for safekeeping by a business partner.
protection • The primary duty of parents is the protection of their children.
keeping • It has been handed over for safe keeping.
care • the orphans who were in her care
charge • I have been given charge of this class.
trust • The British Library holds its collection in trust for the nation.
custody • I'm taking him to court to get custody of the children.
supervision • First-time licence holders have to work under supervision.
surveillance • He was arrested after being kept under constant surveillance.
tutelage (formal) • This period of tutelage was indispensable for the territories.
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careCare is also a noun.
• the orphans who were in her care
chargeIf you take charge of someone or something, you make yourself responsible for them and take control over them. If someone or something is in your charge, you are responsible for them.
• I have been given charge of this class.
custodyCustody is the legal right to keep and look after a child, especially the right given to a child's mother or father when they get divorced.
• I'm taking him to court to get custody of the children.
Thesaurus for safekeeping from the Collins English Thesaurus