What does administrator mean?

Definitions for administrator
ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪ tərad·min·is·tra·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. administrator, decision makernoun

    someone who administers a business

  2. administratornoun

    the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor

  3. administrator, executivenoun

    someone who manages a government agency or department

Wiktionary

  1. administratornoun

    One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager

  2. administratornoun

    A person who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority

  3. administratornoun

    One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network

  4. Etymology: From administrator, literally "he that is near to attend".

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Administratornoun

    1.Is properly taken for him that has the goods of a man dying intestate, committed to his charge by the ordinary, and is accountable for the same, whenever it shall please the ordinary to call upon him thereunto. John Cowell

    Etymology: administrator, Lat.

    He was wonderfully diligent to enquire and observe what became of the king of Arragon, in holding the kingdom of Castille, and whether he did hold it in his own right, or as administrator to his daughter. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.

    I feel my conscience bound to remember the death of Christ, with some society of christians or other, since it is a most plain command; whether the person, who distributes these elements, be only an occasional or a settled administrator. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind, p. i. c. 18.

    The residence of the prince, or chief administrator, of the civil power. Jonathan Swift, short View of Ireland.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Administratornoun

    one who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager

  2. Administratornoun

    a man who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority

  3. Etymology: [L.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'administrator' in Nouns Frequency: #2331

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of administrator in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of administrator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of administrator in a Sentence

  1. Rajiv Shah:

    It was with mixed emotions that I informed President (Barack) Obama and Secretary (John) Kerry that I will step down as administrator in mid-February 2015.

  2. Gina McCarthy:

    I cannot imagine what additional information the administrator might want from scientists for him to understand that, giving pink slips to scientists across the federal government, including 43% of EPA scientists, and proposing to eliminate the US Climate Global Research Program in its entirety makes one question who this administration will rely on for scientific research and facts.

  3. Christopher Mikson:

    The FDA is a massive government bureaucracy... There is a political aspect to running the FDA that is not really something that Dr. Hahn has done in the past, one of the reasons the Trump Administration would bring him in is because he is an outsider. He is an academic medical administrator from Texas by way of Philadelphia, not a Washington insider.

  4. The OIG:

    The former Region 9 Administrator made excessive trips to Southern California and claimed ineligible travel costs, he made 88 trips in total from October 2006 through January 2009. For 51 of the 88 trips (58 percent), the former Region 9 Administrator traveled to Orange County/Los Angeles County (OC/LA), California, near the former Region 9 Administrator’s residence, at a cost of approximately $69,000.

  5. Tom Bossert:

    I’ve known Administrator Long now for 15 years.We could n’t have picked a finer leader.He’s had state director experience.He’s had FEMA experience. Administrator Long’s absolutely the top of the top.

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