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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
steward (noun)
1.
one employed in a large household or estate to manage domestic concerns (as the supervision of servants, collection of rents, and keeping of accounts)
2.
- shop steward
3.
a fiscal agent
4.
a) an employee on a ship, airplane, bus, or train who manages the provisioning of food and attends passengers
b) one appointed to supervise the provision and distribution of food and drink in an institution
5.
one who actively directs affairs - manager
steward (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to act as a steward for - manage to perform the duties of a steward
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
steward (noun)
a person hired to perform household or personal services
SYNONIMS:
daily, domestic, flunky ( flunkey flunkie), lackey, menial, retainer, slavey, steward
RELATED WORDS:
butler, footman, groom, houseboy, houseman, majordomo, man, manservant, servitor, valet; handmaiden ( handmaid), housekeeper, housemaid, lady-in-waiting, maid, maidservant, wench, woman; assistant, attendant, companion, factotum, follower; dogsbody [], drudge, gofer ( gopher)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
boss, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, kingpin, leader, taskmaster
master, mistress
steward (verb)
to look after and make decisions about
SYNONIMS:
administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tend
RELATED WORDS:
care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage
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