What does Inspector mean?

Definitions for Inspector
ɪnˈspɛk tərIn·spec·tor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Inspector.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspector(noun)

    a high ranking police officer

  2. examiner, inspector(noun)

    an investigator who observes carefully

    "the examiner searched for clues"

GCIDE

  1. Inspector(n.)

    A police officer, typically holding a rank one below superintendent, and in some cases in charge of several precincts; as, inspector Clousseau is investigating the case.

  2. Origin: [L.: cf. F. inspecteur.]

Wiktionary

  1. inspector(Noun)

    a person employed to inspect something

  2. inspector(Noun)

    a police officer ranking below superintendent

  3. Origin: From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inspector(noun)

    one who inspects, views, or oversees; one to whom the supervision of any work is committed; one who makes an official view or examination, as a military or civil officer; a superintendent; a supervisor; an overseer

  2. Origin: [L.: cf. F. inspecteur.]

Freebase

  1. Inspector

    Inspector is both a police rank and an administrative position, both used in a number of contexts. However, it is not an equivalent rank in each police force.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3460

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2709

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Nouns Frequency: #1151

How to pronounce Inspector?

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How to say Inspector in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inspector in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inspector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Inspector in a Sentence

  1. Andrew McCabe:

    I absolutely never misled the inspector general in any way.

  2. Shawn Brady:

    Him being a health inspector he said his mom's cooking was up to code.

  3. President Trump:

    The inspector general will take that as one of the matters he'll deal with.

  4. Kevin McAleenan:

    It had already been reported to our inspector general. They were already looking into it.

  5. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    This is why the Department's inspector general is conducting a thorough investigation into the matter.

Images & Illustrations of Inspector

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