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Noun: steward  st(y)oo-u(r)d
  1. Someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
     
  2. The ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements
     
  3. An attendant on an aeroplane
    - flight attendant
     
  4. A union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management
    - shop steward
     
  5. One having charge of buildings, grounds or animals
    - custodian, keeper
Verb: steward  st(y)oo-u(r)d
  1. Act as the steward or caretaker of (something)

Derived forms: stewarded, stewarding, stewards

Type of: attendant, attender, defender, fiduciary, guardian, officer, protector, shielder, ship's officer, tender, union representative

Encyclopedia: Steward, Illinois