sole custody

noun Law.

custody, as of a child whose parents are separated, in which one person has sole responsibility.

Nearby words

  1. soldierly,
  2. soldiers' home,
  3. soldiery,
  4. soldo,
  5. sole,
  6. sole trader,
  7. sole-charge school,
  8. sole-source,
  9. solecism,
  10. solely

Compare joint custody. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019