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stewardship

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stewardship

  1. 1 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something <generally the dean left the day-to-day stewardship of the college to the assistant dean> Synonyms administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, conduct, superintendence, superintendency, supervisionRelated Words generalship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement

  2. 2 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control <she believes that stewardship of the environment is everyone's responsibility> Synonyms care, charge, guidance, headship, oversight, regulation, supervision, superintendence, superintendency, surveillanceRelated Words monitoring, observance, observation, observing, policing; administration, control, direction, generalship, hand(s), management, running; leadership, piloting, shepherding, steering; government, reign, rule; aegis (also egis), auspices, guardianship, protection, trusteeship, tutelage




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