What is another word for steward?

Pronunciation: [stjˈuːəd] (IPA)

Steward, a word that typically refers to someone who manages and monitors something on behalf of others, has a plethora of synonyms. Some of the common synonyms for steward include administrator, caretaker, guardian, custodian, manager, supervisor, overseer, and curator. These terms often imply someone who takes responsibility for managing and safeguarding something valuable, whether it is a property, an organization, or a resource. In some contexts, the word steward can also be substituted with terms like representative, agent, ambassador, or mediator, indicating someone who acts on behalf of others and serves as a liaison between different parties.

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What are the opposite words for steward?

Steward, a term commonly used to define someone who manages property, finances, or resources, can have several antonyms. One of the antonyms of 'steward' is 'owner' or 'proprietor,' referring to the person who holds the ultimate responsibility for managing the property. Another antonym is 'destroyer' or 'waster,' indicating someone who does not care about the resources and wastes them away. Similarly, 'weakling' or 'nonentity' can be used to refer to a person who lacks the strength or authority to manage the resources. Other antonyms could be 'caretaker,' 'consumer,' 'spendthrift,' or 'improvident,' depending on the context in which the word is used.

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Usage examples for Steward

Merl smiled and tried to look flattered, while the other went on: "And there 's another, called Henderson,-the steward,-a very shrewd person,-but you don't need all these particulars; you may be trusted to your own good guidance,-eh, Merl?"
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The first article of his faith-and it would appear to be the natural faith of the peasant all the world over-is that the earth is the Lord's and not the nobility's; but his second is that the Czar is the Lord's steward, sent for the very purpose of dividing the land justly among his people.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
No sooner, however, had we taken our seats than a delighted steward brought in a large basket of white roses, set off with white ribbons.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Steward

  • In the time one is given, the steward must make the most of the talents one is given by the Lord.
    Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
  • I've come to understand my role. On some level, I provide the context for them to shine. I also know my role is the steward of the songs, and the center point, the artist that the stuff all revolves around. But I really try to honor that.
    Kathy Mattea
  • It is up to us as lawmakers to provide the resources and streamlined processes that will enable our federal forest managers to become the best possible steward of our lands.
    Greg Walden
  • The ship struck at ten minutes after four A.M., and all hands, being mostly in their nightclothes, made haste to the forecastle, the water coming in at once. There they remained; the passengers in the forecastle, the crew above it, doing what they could. Every wave lifed the forecastle roof and washed over those within. The first man got ashore at nine; many from nine to noon. At flood-tide, about half past three o'clock, when the ship broke up entirely, they came out of the forecastle, and Margaret sat with her back to the foremast, with her hands on her knees, her husband and child already drowned. A great wave came and washed her aft. The steward had just before taken her child and started for shore. Both were drowned.
    Margaret Fuller
  • Not only do we have no real right to the things of the world, because belonging always essentially to God they can never belong to creatures; but we are also limited by the laws of God in the use of those possessions; for it must not be imagined that God gives them to us so that we may dispose of them as we wish. He is too just to have made such an unequal distribution. These goods being the means destined by his Providence for the subsistence of men, he gives to some more than they need only so that they may distribute it to others. A rich man, in so far as he is rich, is thus no more than steward of God's good things.
    Pierre Nicole

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