What does inspector mean?

Definitions for inspector
ɪnˈspɛk tərin·spec·tor

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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Inspectornoun

    Etymology: Latin.

    With their new light our bold inspectors press,
    Like Cham, to shew their father's nakedness. John Denham.

    They may travel under a wise inspector or tutor to different parts, that they may bring home useful knowledge. Isaac Watts.

Wikipedia

  1. Inspector

    Inspector, also police inspector or inspector of police, is a police rank. The rank or position varies in seniority depending on the organization that uses it.

ChatGPT

  1. inspector

    An inspector is an official or professional whose job is to examine, assess, or investigate something to ensure it complies with established standards, rules, or laws. This can relate to various fields such as construction, manufacturing, health and safety, law enforcement, education and many more. The term can also refer to a rank in some police forces.

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.]

Wikidata

  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

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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. Pablo Escobar:

    Haji Bashir Noorzai, currently serving a life sentence in the United States, for all the Americans was possible. Instead, Bergdahl was traded for five senior Taliban leaders who had been serving indefinite sentences at the U.S. military’s prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- a deal he said had been rejected by senior U.S. officials years. My team had a difficult mission and I used all legal means available to recover the hostages. You, the Congress, were my last resort, i am before you because I did my duty and you need to ensure all in uniform can go on doing their duty without fear of reprisal. He said he is being retaliated against because the FBI and others were angry when Duncan Hunter revealed the Defense Department had tried to pay a ransom for Bergdahl, which is against U.S. law. Jason Amerine said Jason Amerine drew their ire when Duncan Hunter submitted a complaint to the Inspector General alleging an.

  3. Michael Horowitz:

    The inspector general community will continue to conduct aggressive, independent oversight of the agencies that we oversee, this includes CIGIE's Pandemic Response Accountability Committee and its efforts on behalf of American taxpayers, families, businesses, patients, and health care providers to ensure that over $2 trillion dollars in emergency federal spending is being used consistently with the law's mandate.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    In the public, the tide has completely changed; it could change now - who knows - but right now after seeing the complaint and the IG (Inspector General) report and the cavalier attitude the administration had towards it, the American people are coming to a different decision.

  5. Shawn Brady:

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

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