What is another word for trustee?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈʌstiː] (IPA)

Trustee is a word that is used to describe someone who is responsible for managing or overseeing something on behalf of others. Some synonyms for trustee include administrator, custodian, guardian, manager, steward, supervisor and protector. These words all convey a sense of responsibility and accountability, suggesting that the person in question is entrusted with a specific task or responsibility. While each of these terms has its own nuances, they all suggest that the individual in question has been entrusted with a certain level of authority and is being relied upon to fulfill their obligations to the best of their abilities.

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Usage examples for Trustee

I wonder if Jane has told him that I'm her trustee.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
As one man they decided on that, but there appeared to be a difficulty about the third trustee until Nasmyth turned to them.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
The United States, in a sense, became the trustee of Santo Domingo, and thus established a new relation between this country and the smaller republics of the western hemisphere.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)"
E. Benjamin Andrews

Famous quotes with Trustee

  • Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • The conditions that created the modern American public library are still relevant to any discussion about contemporary and future issues facing those who care about libraries, specifically trustees. To serve as a trustee of a public library places a citizen on an even higher ground shaped by the better part of modern American history. To be a trustee of a public library places one very close to major transformations in American life and culture.
    Clement Alexander Price
  • This, then, is held to be the duty of the man of wealth: First, to set an example of modest, unostentatious living, shunning display or extravagance; to provide moderately for the legitimate wants of those dependent upon him; and, after doing so, to consider all surplus revenues which come to him simply as trust funds, which he is called upon to administer, and strictly bound as a matter of duty to administer in the manner which, in his judgment, is best calculated to produce the most beneficial results for the community --the man of wealth thus becoming the mere trustee and agent for his poorer brethren, bringing to their service his superior wisdom, experience and ability to administer, doing for them better than they would or could do for themselves.
    Andrew Carnegie

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