English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'caretaker'

(noun) 
Definition
a person employed to look after a place or thing
The caretaker sleeps in the building all night.
Synonyms
warden
He was a warden at the local parish church.
,
keeper
the keeper of the library at the V&A
,
porter (British)
a porter at the block of flats
,
superintendent (US)
a building superintendent
,
curator
,
custodian
the custodian of the holy shrine in Mecca
,
watchman
He worked for ten years as a watchman in a factory.
,
janitor
My mother was the janitor in the town school.
,
concierge
(adjective) 
Definition
performing the duties of an office temporarily
The administration intends to hand over power to a caretaker government.
Synonyms
temporary
She was working as a temporary teacher at a Belfast school.
, ,
short-term
,
interim
an interim report

Additional synonyms

in the sense of custodian
Definition
the person in charge of a public building
the custodian of the holy shrine in Mecca
in the sense of interim
Definition
temporary or provisional
an interim report
in the sense of janitor
Definition
the caretaker of a school or other building
My mother was the janitor in the town school.
Synonyms
porter (British),
concierge,
doorkeeper

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