Stewardship definition

The act of caring for or improving with time.

Foresters believe in stewardship of the land.

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Stewardship is taking care of something like a large household, the arrangements for a group or the resources of a community.

An example of stewardship is the responsibility of managing the staff of an estate.

An example of stewardship is the act of making wise use of the natural resources provided by the earth.

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The rank or office of a steward.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
stewardship
Plural:
stewardships

Origin of stewardship

  • From Middle English stiwardshepe, equivalent to steward +‎ -ship.

    From Wiktionary