What does caretaker mean?

Definitions for caretaker
ˈkɛərˌteɪ kərcare·tak·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caretaker(noun)

    a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)

  2. caretaker(noun)

    an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily

    "he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected"

Wiktionary

  1. caretaker(Noun)

    Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.

    Etymology: From care + taker.

  2. caretaker(Noun)

    Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.

    Etymology: From care + taker.

  3. caretaker(Adjective)

    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.

    Etymology: From care + taker.

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How to say caretaker in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caretaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caretaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of caretaker in a Sentence

  1. Andrea Irwin:

    To die in such a violent way baffles me. he was our caretaker and so gentle.

  2. Andrej Danko:

    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.

  3. Go Myong-hyun:

    Kim Yo Jong is unlikely to take over the helm but could help build a caretaker regime as a power broker until the kids grow up, and Kim Jong Chol might return to help for a while.

  4. Andrej Danko:

    Richard Sulik can't guarantee a functional and stable government. It would be a waste of time to create hybrids, 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.

  5. Ryan Coogler:

    After his family released their statement, I realized that he was living with his illness the entire time I knew him. Because he was a caretaker, a leader, and a man of faith, dignity and pride, heshielded his collaborators from his suffering, he lived a beautiful life. And he made great art. Day after day, year after year. That was who he was. He was an epic firework display. I will tell stories about being there for some of the brilliant sparks till the end of my days. What an incredible mark hes left for us.

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