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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