What does Inspector mean?

Definitions for Inspector
ɪnˈspɛk tərInspec·tor

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspectornoun

    a high ranking police officer

  2. examiner, inspectornoun

    an investigator who observes carefully

    "the examiner searched for clues"

GCIDE

  1. Inspectornoun

    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.

    Etymology: [L.: cf. F. inspecteur.]

Wiktionary

  1. inspectornoun

    a person employed to inspect something

    Etymology: From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

  2. inspectornoun

    a police officer ranking below superintendent

    Etymology: From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inspectornoun

    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

    Etymology: [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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  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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. John Demers:

    We were certainly driven by an inspector general's report that outlined the deficiencies on our enforcement of the statute and then also by what we saw in the context of doing investigations as related to the 2016 elections and the pervasiveness of foreign influence in that case in our democratic process.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    If I was President of the United States, that person would be fired, they did not follow up on the inspector general's recommendations to tighten up security to create a stronger firewall.

  3. Jenny Beth Martin:

    It will be very enlightening to see the content of the emails as (the inspector general) continues the investigation.

  4. On Sunday:

    ( The New Yorker) Former IG watchdog addresses recent firingMichael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general who informed Congress of the whistleblower complaint that led to Trump's impeachment.

  5. Nurul Izzah:

    My arrest is a blatant abuse of power by none other than the inspector-general of police, and I hold the prime minister, Najib Razak, responsible for allowing transgressions against parliamentarians.

Images & Illustrations of Inspector

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