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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"


  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.

  2. caretaker(Noun)

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

  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.

  4. Origin: From care + taker.

How to pronounce caretaker?

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How to say caretaker in sign language?

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  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:

    He was our caretaker and so gentle.

  2. Andrea Irwin:

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

  3. Kim Bursak:

    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.

  4. Kim Jeong-uk:

    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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of caretaker

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