What does stewardship mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stewardship(noun)

    the position of steward


  1. stewardship(Noun)

    The rank or office of a steward.

  2. stewardship(Noun)

    The act of caring for or improving with time.

    Foresters believe in stewardship of the land.

  3. Origin: From stiwardshepe, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stewardship(noun)

    the office of a steward


  1. Stewardship

    Stewardship is an ethic that embodies the responsible planning and management of resources. The concepts of stewardship can be applied to the environment, economics, health, property, information, theology, etc. Stewardship is linked to the principle of sustainability.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stewardship in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stewardship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amesh Adalja:

    There may be limits to what antibiotic stewardship can do.

  2. Neil Bosworth:

    The Forest Service will continue to engage with the local community, state and federal officials to explore potential alternatives for meeting our obligations for both land stewardship and public safety.

  3. Gary Schaer:

    His stewardship of the state budget has left the state wanting, while we underfund our obligations, we continue to see no plan to the future for transportation, education, higher education, property tax relief, job creation and housing.

  4. Angela Eagle:

    Call it what you like - co-investing, part-nationalization, temporary public stewardship, or sheltering the assets - it's clear that circumstances may require the government to do this. They should spare their ideological blushes and just get on with it.

  5. Superintendent Don Neubacher:

    While it is unfortunate that we must take this action, changing the names of these facilities will help us provide seamless service to the American public during the transition to the new concessioner. Yosemite National Park belongs to the American people, this action will not affect the historic status of the facilities, as they are still important cultural icons to the National Park Service and the public. Our stewardship of these properties is unwavering.

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