- A person who manages the property or affairs for another entity, particularly (historical) the chief administrator of a medieval manor.
- A ship's officer who is in charge of making dining arrangements and provisions.
- 1915, G[eorge] A. Birmingham [pseudonym; James Owen Hannay], chapter I, in Gossamer, New York, N.Y.: George H. Doran Company, OCLC 5661828 ↗:
- There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
- A flight attendant, (chiefly) a male flight attendant.
- A union member who is selected as a representative for fellow workers in negotiating terms with management.
- A person who has charge of buildings and/or grounds and/or animals.
- A fiscal agent of certain bodies.
- a steward in a Methodist church
- In some colleges, an officer who provides food for the students and superintends the kitchen; also, an officer who attends to the accounts of the students.
- In Scotland, a magistrate appointed by the crown to exercise jurisdiction over royal lands.
- In information technology, somebody who is responsible for managing a set of projects, products or technologies and how they affect the IT organization to which they belong.
- (medieval overseer) bailiff, provost
- (member of a flight crew) air steward, airline steward; see also flight attendant
- (union member) shop steward
- (person in charge of buildings, grounds, etc.) caretaker, custodian, keeper; groundskeeper (of estates)
- French: intendant
- German: Verwalter
- Portuguese: intendente, procurador, mordomo
- Spanish: administrador, gestor, representante, apoderado
- Portuguese: zelador
steward (stewards, present participle stewarding; past and past participle stewarded)
- To act as the steward or caretaker of (something)