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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 ?
Some of the stewards (there were semiliterate foremen among them) listened with alarm, supposing these words to mean that the young count was displeased with their management and embezzlement of money, some after their first fright were amused by Pierre's lisp and the new words they had not heard before, others simply enjoyed hearing how the master talked, while the cleverest among them, including the chief steward, understood from this speech how they could best handle the master for their own ends.
The chief steward expressed great sympathy with Pierre's intentions, but remarked that besides these changes it would be necessary to go into the general state of affairs which was far from satisfactory.
She also changed the slave into a cow, which she sent to my steward.
To celebrate it I ordered my steward to bring me a very fat cow to sacrifice.
The steward struggled violently for his liberty again, with an evident intention of making battle on those who stood nearest to him; but the key was already turned, and all his efforts were vain.
The steward paused, and turning his uncouth visage on the hunter, he surveyed him with a roguish leer of his eye, and gradually suffered the muscles of his hard features to relax, until his face was illuminated by the display of his white teeth, when he “ dropped his voice, and added; “I say, Master Leather-
As the steward had said, the notary awaited him in the small salon.
When he came downstairs he saw the Steward standing near the pantry door-- a great, fat man, with a huge bundle of keys hanging to his girdle.
Meantime the Chief Steward had returned to the throne room, where he said to the King:
Every one kept away from him, even his Chief Steward Kaliko.
Me give 'm five stick," the six-quart steward bargained.
He insisted upon eating the Sheriff's best bread and drinking his best wine, so that the steward waxed wroth.