a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily
"he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected"
Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.
Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.
Temporary, on a short term basis.
Johnson had to be drafted in as the caretaker manager after Hewlett resigned without warning the day before the final.
Origin: From care + taker.
The numerical value of caretaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of caretaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of caretaker in a Sentence
He was our caretaker and so gentle.
To die in such a violent way baffles me. he was our caretaker and so gentle.
You had to be a mini-caretaker for Kelly at the time because she needed help doing so many things, like help walking up the stairs.
If a mother stays with her baby all the time, and an individual caretaker is attached to each mother, then it makes services too expensive.
If the first round of talks does not produce a government, we will not negotiate with Sulik and tell the president we will prefer a caretaker cabinet.
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- consergeCatalan, Valencian
- Pfleger, PflegerinGerman
- conserje, porteroSpanish
- huoltaja, huoltomies, talonmies, väliaikainen, virkaa tekevä, hoitajaFinnish
- concierge, gardien, gardienne, le conciergeFrench
- portinaio, guardiano, curatore, caposcala, custodeItalian
- настојник, старател, домарMacedonian
- dozorczyni, dozorcaPolish
- медсестра́, смотри́тель, сиде́лка, сто́рож, ня́нька, ня́ня, смотри́тельница, смотрительRussian
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