Define: Stewardship

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Stewardship


Quick Summary of Stewardship


Taking care of resources owned by another person and using those resources to the benefit of that person.



What is the dictionary definition of Stewardship?

Dictionary Definition


  1. The rank or office of a steward.
  2. The act of caring for or improving with time.

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Synonyms For Stewardship


management, governance, proper management, well managed, quartermaster


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Stewardship are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.