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steward

stew·ard

steward

 
pronunciation:
stu rd
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who manages or supervises money or property belonging to another or others; agent.
similar words:
manager
definition 2: a person hired by a large estate, club, hotel, or the like to take charge of household operations, such as ordering supplies and supervising staff.
definition 3: an employee on an airplane, train, or ship who waits on and attends to the needs of passengers.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stewarded, stewarding, stewards
definition: to act or serve as steward of.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to act as or be a steward.
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derivation: stewardship (n.)