conservator definition

  • noun:
    • an individual in charge of keeping or restoring important products, like in a museum or library.
    • One that conserves or preserves from damage, violation, or infraction; a protector.
    • Law One that is accountable for the individual and residential property of an incompetent.
    • a person who conserves, preserves or safeguards some thing.
    • one appointed by a court to manage the affairs of another; comparable to a guardian however with some abilities of a trustee.
    • A judge delegated by the pope to defend certain privileged courses of persons from manifest or notorious damage or violence, without recourse to a judicial process.
    • an expert who works on the preservation and renovation of things, especially artistic objects.
    • one that preserves from damage or breach; a protector; a preserver.
    • An officer who's cost of preserving the public peace, as a justice or sheriff.
    • person who has the official charge of keeping the liberties and privileges of a city, company, neighborhood, or estate.
    • A preserver; a person who or what preserves from injury, violation, or infraction: since, a conservator associated with comfort. See phrases below.
    • Specifically — , A person appointed to superintend idiots, lunatics, etc., manage their home, and preserve it from waste.
    • some one appointed by a court to believe obligation when it comes to interests of a minor or incompetent person
    • the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)

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