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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  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. 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.

  2. President Trump:

    Give me the name of the inspector general. Could politics be entered into that ?

  3. Ron Johnson:

    Absent an outright confession, they're not going to be able to draw that conclusion, that will be up to the American public to draw their own conclusion : I don't see how the inspector general can draw the conclusion.

  4. Connie Rice:

    Are there still problems? Oh yeah, i can show you units that haven't gotten the memo, but now there real investigations. Now there is an inspector general. Now the police commission has some tools. It has some power. And the LAPD has accepted civilian rule.

  5. Veterans Affairs:

    It is important for veterans and our key stakeholders to know that the VA undertook actions to strengthen Veterans Crisis Line operations long before publication of the inspector general report. The goal is to make the Veterans Crisis Line nothing short of a world-class crisis response center.

Images & Illustrations of inspector

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