Definitions for supervisorˈsu pərˌvaɪ zər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supervisor(noun)

    one who supervises or has charge and direction of

  2. supervisory program, supervisor, executive program(noun)

    a program that controls the execution of other programs

Wiktionary

  1. supervisor(Noun)

    A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group.

  2. Origin: Attested since the 15th Century ; from supervisor, from supervideo, in turn from Latin super + Latin video

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supervisor(noun)

    one who supervises; an overseer; an inspector; a superintendent; as, a supervisor of schools

  2. Supervisor(noun)

    a spectator; a looker-on

Freebase

  1. Supervisor

    A supervisor, foreperson, boss, overseer, cell coach, facilitator, or area coordinator is a manager in a position of trust in business. The US Bureau of Census has four hundred titles under the supervisor classification. An employee is a supervisor if he has the power and authority to do the following actions: ⁕Give instructions and/or orders to subordinates. ⁕Be held responsible for the work and actions of other employees. If an employee cannot do the above, legally he or she is probably not a supervisor, but in some other category, such as lead hand. A supervisor is first and foremost an overseer whose main responsibility is to ensure that a group of subordinates get out the assigned amount of production, when they are supposed to do it and within acceptable levels of quality, costs and safety. A supervisor is responsible for the productivity and actions of a small group of employees. The supervisor has several manager-like roles, responsibilities, and powers. Two of the key differences between a supervisor and a manager are the supervisor does not typically have "hire and fire" authority, and the supervisor does not have budget authority.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supervisor' in Nouns Frequency: #2842

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    Her supervisor clearly said she did not like the tone of the Bible verses.

  2. Judith Irène Balou:

    We will then get the answers from teachers and then bribe the exam supervisor to allow us to enter the hall with it.

  3. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    This was a conflict between her and her supervisor, her supervisor clearly said she did not like the tone of the Bible verses.

  4. Seth Williams:

    He checked with a supervisor (after the slaying), ... but failed to say he was, at the very moment, with a prime murder suspect.

  5. Neil Clark Warren:

    Nobody has really matched personalities in terms of the applicant and the supervisor. That's not something that LinkedIn or Monster do.

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Translations for supervisor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Aufseher, VorgesetzterGerman
  • επιστάτηςGreek
  • supervisor, directorSpanish
  • valvoja, tarkastajaFinnish
  • superviseurFrench
  • maorIrish
  • पर्यवेक्षकHindi
  • supervisoreItalian
  • スーパーバイザー, 主管Japanese
  • چاودێرKurdish
  • supervisorPortuguese
  • надзиратель, руководитель, надсмотрщик, начальник, мастер, супервайзерRussian
  • супервизор, надзорник, supervizor, надгледник, nadređeni, nadzornik, надређени, nadglednikSerbo-Croatian
  • Chinese

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