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Caretaker vs. Steward

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Caretakernoun

Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.

Stewardnoun

A person who manages the property or affairs for another entity, particularly (historical) the chief administrator of a medieval manor.

Caretakernoun

Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.

Stewardnoun

A ship's officer who is in charge of making dining arrangements and provisions.

Caretakeradjective

Temporary, on a short term basis.

‘Johnson had to be drafted in as the caretaker manager after Hewlett resigned without warning the day before the final.’;

Stewardnoun

A flight attendant, (chiefly) a male flight attendant.

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Caretakernoun

a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)

Stewardnoun

A union member who is selected as a representative for fellow workers in negotiating terms with management.

Caretakernoun

an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily;

‘he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected’;

Stewardnoun

A person who has charge of buildings and/or grounds and/or animals.

Caretakernoun

a person employed to look after a building

‘he works as a college caretaker’;

Stewardnoun

A fiscal agent of certain bodies.

‘a steward in a Methodist church’;

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Caretakernoun

holding power temporarily

‘the club's caretaker manager’;

Stewardnoun

In some colleges, an officer who provides food for the students and superintends the kitchen; also, an officer who attends to the accounts of the students.

Caretakernoun

a person employed to look after people or animals

‘two lions escaped from their cage and killed their caretaker’;

Stewardnoun

In Scotland, a magistrate appointed by the crown to exercise jurisdiction over royal lands.

Stewardnoun

In information technology, somebody who is responsible for managing a set of projects, products or technologies and how they affect the IT organization to which they belong.

Stewardverb

To act as the steward or caretaker of (something)

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Stewardnoun

A man employed in a large family, or on a large estate, to manage the domestic concerns, supervise other servants, collect the rents or income, keep accounts, and the like.

‘Worthy to be stewards of rent and land.’; ‘They came near to the steward of Joseph's house.’; ‘As good stewards of the manifold grace of God.’;

Stewardnoun

A person employed in a hotel, or a club, or on board a ship, to provide for the table, superintend the culinary affairs, etc. In naval vessels, the captain's steward, wardroom steward, steerage steward, warrant officers steward, etc., are petty officers who provide for the messes under their charge.

Stewardnoun

A fiscal agent of certain bodies; as, a steward in a Methodist church.

Stewardnoun

In some colleges, an officer who provides food for the students and superintends the kitchen; also, an officer who attends to the accounts of the students.

Stewardnoun

In Scotland, a magistrate appointed by the crown to exercise jurisdiction over royal lands.

Stewardverb

To manage as a steward.

Stewardnoun

someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else

Stewardnoun

the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

Stewardnoun

an attendant on an airplane

Stewardnoun

a union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management

Stewardnoun

one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals

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