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.

Wiktionary

  1. inspectornoun

    a person employed to inspect something

  2. inspectornoun

    a police officer ranking below superintendent

  3. 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

  2. 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

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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. Steven Kwon:

    According to the Inspector General, there was a mistake but no one acted wrongly, and I’m left wondering, how can that be? clearly, good military intentions are not enough when the outcome is 10 precious Afghan civilian lives lost and reputations ruined.

  2. Transportation Committee:

    The hearing will examine the role of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the Takata defective air bag recall investigation, Takata's remediation efforts, how car manufacturers are addressing defective Takata air bags, and ongoing oversight by the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General.

  3. Roy Richter:

    It was 50 Cent who put the safety of the Inspector and his family in jeopardy by publishing a threatening tweet that called for violence last year.

  4. Michael Horowitz:

    FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE : TEXTS REVEAL FBI CLASHED WITH DOJ OVER BIASED SOURCE IN FISA APPLICATION USED TO SURVEIL TRUMP AIDE Other individuals included in the House GOPs request for information were former FBI Director James Comey, then-Special Agent Peter Strzok, and senior DOJ official Bruce Ohr -- who became a back channel between Christopher Steele and the FBI, after Christopher Steele was fired by the bureau on the eve of the 2016 presidential election over Christopher Steele contacts with the media. The answer from DOJ was, Were working on this -- kicking the can down the road was a constant theme, one source explained. On Thursday, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, speaking during a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., confirmed that Michael Horowitz office is continuing to probe potential Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act( FISA) abuses. Former FBI director James Comey speaks during the Canada 2020 Conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. ( Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) We have a FISA-related review that people might have heard about that the deputy attorney general asked us to take a look at, but Im not going to dwell on that.

  5. Washington Post reporter Josh Dawsey:

    Trump EPA chief Scott Pruitt has been a bit sycophantic to The President, trump EPA chief Scott Pruitt's been doing whatever The President wanted and remains one of his favorite Cabinet members. So I'm sure more revelations will be coming, with different Inspector General reports, OMB reports, administration reports. But Trump EPA chief Scott Pruitt hangs on.

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