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stew·ard

 (sto͞o′ərd, styo͞o′-)
n.
1. One who manages another's property, finances, or other affairs.
2. One who is in charge of the household affairs of a large estate, club, hotel, or resort.
3. A ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements.
4. An attendant on a ship or airplane.
5. An official who supervises or helps to manage an event.
6. A shop steward.
7. A wine steward.
intr. & tr.v. stew·ard·ed, stew·ard·ing, stew·ards
To serve as a steward or as the steward of.

[Middle English, from Old English stigweard, stīward : stig, stī, hall + weard, keeper; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

stew′ard·ship′ n.

steward

(ˈstjʊəd)
n
1. (Professions) a person who administers the property, house, finances, etc, of another
2. (Professions) a person who manages the eating arrangements, staff, or service at a club, hotel, etc
3. (Nautical Terms) a person who attends to passengers on an aircraft, ship, or train
4. (Aeronautics) a person who attends to passengers on an aircraft, ship, or train
5. (Military) a mess attendant in a naval mess afloat or ashore
6. (Professions) a person who helps to supervise some event or proceedings in an official capacity
7. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) short for shop steward
vb
to act or serve as a steward (of something)
[Old English stigweard, from stig hall (see sty) + weard ward]
ˈstewardˌship n

stew•ard

(ˈstu ərd, ˈstyu-)

n.
1. a person who manages another's property or financial affairs; one who administers anything as the agent of another or others.
2. a person in charge of running the household of another.
3. an employee who has charge of the table, wine, servants, etc., in a club, restaurant, or the like.
4. an employee on a ship, train, or airplane who waits on and is responsible for the comfort of passengers.
5. a person appointed by an organization or group to supervise the affairs of that group at certain functions.
6. a petty officer in the U.S. Navy in charge of officer's quarters and mess.
v.t.
7. to act as steward of; manage.
v.i.
8. to act or serve as steward.
[before 900; Old English stīweard, stigweard <stī, stig hall + weard ward]
stew′ard•ship`, n.

steward


Past participle: stewarded
Gerund: stewarding

Imperative
steward
steward
Present
I steward
you steward
he/she/it stewards
we steward
you steward
they steward
Preterite
I stewarded
you stewarded
he/she/it stewarded
we stewarded
you stewarded
they stewarded
Present Continuous
I am stewarding
you are stewarding
he/she/it is stewarding
we are stewarding
you are stewarding
they are stewarding
Present Perfect
I have stewarded
you have stewarded
he/she/it has stewarded
we have stewarded
you have stewarded
they have stewarded
Past Continuous
I was stewarding
you were stewarding
he/she/it was stewarding
we were stewarding
you were stewarding
they were stewarding
Past Perfect
I had stewarded
you had stewarded
he/she/it had stewarded
we had stewarded
you had stewarded
they had stewarded
Future
I will steward
you will steward
he/she/it will steward
we will steward
you will steward
they will steward
Future Perfect
I will have stewarded
you will have stewarded
he/she/it will have stewarded
we will have stewarded
you will have stewarded
they will have stewarded
Future Continuous
I will be stewarding
you will be stewarding
he/she/it will be stewarding
we will be stewarding
you will be stewarding
they will be stewarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stewarding
you have been stewarding
he/she/it has been stewarding
we have been stewarding
you have been stewarding
they have been stewarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stewarding
you will have been stewarding
he/she/it will have been stewarding
we will have been stewarding
you will have been stewarding
they will have been stewarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stewarding
you had been stewarding
he/she/it had been stewarding
we had been stewarding
you had been stewarding
they had been stewarding
Conditional
I would steward
you would steward
he/she/it would steward
we would steward
you would steward
they would steward
Past Conditional
I would have stewarded
you would have stewarded
he/she/it would have stewarded
we would have stewarded
you would have stewarded
they would have stewarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steward - someone who manages property or other affairs for someone elsesteward - someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
chamberlain - an officer who manages the household of a king or nobleman
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
2.steward - the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements
ship's officer, officer - a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"
3.steward - an attendant on an airplanesteward - an attendant on an airplane    
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
air hostess, stewardess, hostess - a woman steward on an airplane
4.steward - a union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management
union representative - a representative for a labor union
5.steward - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animalssteward - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
caretaker - a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
conservator, curator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
game warden, gamekeeper - a person employed to take care of game and wildlife
greenskeeper - someone responsible for the maintenance of a golf course
house sitter - a custodian who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is away (usually without an exchange of money)
janitor - someone employed to clean and maintain a building
lighthouse keeper - the keeper of a lighthouse
critter sitter, pet sitter - someone left in charge of pets while their owners are away from home
zoo keeper - the chief person responsible for a zoological garden

steward

noun
1. flight attendant, stewardess, air hostess, air stewardess, cabin attendant a former airline steward who joined the police
Translations
شَخْص يُدير شؤون أرضٍ أو مزرَعَهمُضِيفمُضيف في طائِرَه
stevard-kaletuškapořadatelsprávce
stewardvæddeløbslederforvalterleder
stuertti
stjuard
eleségtárosgazdasági intézõutaskísérõutaskísérő
brytiflug-/skipsòjónn, flug-/skipsòernaráîsmaîurskipuleggjandi
スチュワード
승무원
ekonomassandėlininkasstiuardastvarkytojasūkvedys
pārvaldnieksrīkotājssaimniecības pārzinisstjuartestjuarts
správca lodných zásobstevard
stevardvodič
steward
บริกรบนเครื่องบิน
hosteskâhyalevazım memuruyarış komiseri
tiếp viên

steward

[ˈstjuːəd] N (on estate) → administrador(a) m/f, mayordomo m; (= butler) → mayordomo m (Aer) → auxiliar m de vuelo, auxiliar m de cabina, aeromozo m (LAm), sobrecargo m (Mex), cabinero m (Col) (Naut) → camarero m; (= bouncer) → portero m, encargado/a m/f del servicio de orden y entrada
see also shop D

steward

[ˈstjuːərd] n
(on ship, plane, train)steward m
(= custodian) [property] → intendant(e) m/f
(= organizer) [public meeting] → officiel(le) m/f; [race] → commissaire mf
(in club, college)intendant(e) m/f
(also shop steward) → délégué(e) m/f syndical(e)
(= bouncer, doorman) → videur m

steward

nSteward m; (on estate etc) → Verwalter(in) m(f); (at dance, meeting) → Ordner(in) m(f); (= bouncer)Türsteher(in) m(f); (= shop steward)(gewerkschaftlicher) Vertrauensmann (im Betrieb)

steward

[ˈstjuːəd] n (Aer, Naut, Rail) → steward m inv; (on estate) → fattore m; (in club) → dispensiere m; (butler) → maggiordomo; (shop steward) → rappresentante m/f sindacale

steward

(ˈstjuəd) feminine ˈstewardess noun
1. a passenger's attendant on ship or aeroplane. an air stewardess.
2. a person who helps to arrange, and is an official at, races, entertainments etc.
3. a person who supervises the supply of food and stores in a club, on a ship etc.
4. a person who manages an estate or farm for another person.

steward

مُضِيف stevard steward Steward θαλαμηπόλος auxiliar, auxiliar de vuelo stuertti steward stjuard steward スチュワード 승무원 steward vert steward comissário de bordo, supervisor управляющий steward บริกรบนเครื่องบิน hostes tiếp viên 乘务员
References in classic literature ?
His steward might deign to occupy it, but never, certainly, the great landed proprietor himself.
So, mistress," said the mariner, "I must bid the steward make ready one more berth than you bargained for
In the forecastle, the sailors had actually caulked and pitched their chests, and filled them; it was humorously added, that the cook had clapped a head on his largest boiler, and filled it; that the steward had plugged his spare coffee-pot and filled it; that the harpooneers had headed the sockets of their irons and filled them; that indeed everything was filled with sperm, except the captain's pantaloons pockets, and those he reserved to thrust his hands into, in self-complacent testimony of his entire satisfaction.
The steward and chambermaid, and all, were busily engaged in cleaning, furbishing, and arranging the splendid boat, preparatory to a grand entree.
I mean a corps dog--the common property of the organization, like the corps steward or head servant; then there are other dogs, owned by individuals.
The boy was plenty willing enough, if the head steward wouldn't mind.
She fell into violent hysterics immediately, with such screams as reached your brother's ears, as he was sitting in his own dressing-room down stairs, thinking about writing a letter to his steward in the country.
Wickfield; for I soon found that it was he, and that he was a lawyer, and steward of the estates of a rich gentleman of the county; 'what wind blows you here?
If I had been her secretary, steward, half-brother, poor relation - if I had been a younger brother of her appointed husband - I could not have seemed to myself, further from my hopes when I was nearest to her.
The poem of John the Reeve, or Steward, mentioned by Bishop Percy, in the Reliques of English Poetry,* is
The meaner families who have children at these nurseries, are obliged, besides their annual pension, which is as low as possible, to return to the steward of the nursery a small monthly share of their gettings, to be a portion for the child; and therefore all parents are limited in their expenses by the law.
She also changed the slave into a cow, which she sent to my steward.