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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. inspector(Noun)

    a person employed to inspect something

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

  2. inspector(Noun)

    a police officer ranking below superintendent

    Etymology: 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

    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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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. Shawn Brady:

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

  2. 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.

  3. John Durham:

    Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the inspector general that we do not agree with some of the reports conclusions as to predication and how the FBI case was opened.

  4. John Brennan:

    Over the years, internal agency reviews, including numerous investigations by our office of the inspector general, found fault in the CIA's running of the program.

  5. House Intelligence:

    I found the allegations deeply disturbing, i also found them deeply credible and I understand why the inspector general found them credible.

Images & Illustrations of Inspector

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