What does supervisor mean?

Definitions for supervisor
ˈsu pərˌvaɪ zərsu·per·vi·sor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word supervisor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. supervisornoun

    one who supervises or has charge and direction of

  2. supervisory program, supervisor, executive programnoun

    a program that controls the execution of other programs

Wiktionary

  1. supervisornoun

    A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group.

    Etymology: Attested since the 15th Century ; from supervisor, from supervideo, in turn from Latin super + Latin video

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supervisornoun

    one who supervises; an overseer; an inspector; a superintendent; as, a supervisor of schools

  2. Supervisornoun

    a spectator; a looker-on

Freebase

  1. Supervisor

    A supervisor, foreperson, boss, overseer, cell coach, facilitator, or area coordinator is a manager in a position of trust in business. The US Bureau of Census has four hundred titles under the supervisor classification. An employee is a supervisor if he has the power and authority to do the following actions: ⁕Give instructions and/or orders to subordinates. ⁕Be held responsible for the work and actions of other employees. If an employee cannot do the above, legally he or she is probably not a supervisor, but in some other category, such as lead hand. A supervisor is first and foremost an overseer whose main responsibility is to ensure that a group of subordinates get out the assigned amount of production, when they are supposed to do it and within acceptable levels of quality, costs and safety. A supervisor is responsible for the productivity and actions of a small group of employees. The supervisor has several manager-like roles, responsibilities, and powers. Two of the key differences between a supervisor and a manager are the supervisor does not typically have "hire and fire" authority, and the supervisor does not have budget authority.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supervisor' in Nouns Frequency: #2842

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supervisor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supervisor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of supervisor in a Sentence

  1. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    This was a conflict between her and her supervisor, her supervisor clearly said she did not like the tone of the Bible verses.

  2. Leon County:

    I'm putting Leon County supervisor Mark Earley right now in the position of not being responsive to those questions, i'm going to try and side with the ones that are going to have to make the tough decisions here.

  3. Bobby Phillips:

    Everyone who was in the jail that night had the responsibility to check on him, not just Maxine, the law says a deputy has to check, not a specific deputy or supervisor. My client was overcharged, no question. She did not intend to harm him.

  4. Azim Shah:

    Once a week, we are given a slip that permits us to go out to buy basics. The rest of the time, we either work or wait in our rooms, if there is a medical emergency or problem, our supervisor deals with it. In most cases, it means wages are cut.

  5. Peggy Flanagan:

    She kept saying, 'I have a medical device I need to bring with me on the plane,' over and over, visibly upset, the ticket agent and her supervisor, who she eventually called over, were not helpful and not supportive.

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Translations for supervisor

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  • مشرفArabic
  • Aufseher, Vorgesetzter, SupervisorGerman
  • επιστάτηςGreek
  • supervisor, directorSpanish
  • valvoja, tarkastajaFinnish
  • superviseurFrench
  • maorIrish
  • पर्यवेक्षकHindi
  • pengawasIndonesian
  • supervisoreItalian
  • スーパーバイザー, 主管Japanese
  • چاودێرKurdish
  • supervisorPortuguese
  • надзиратель, руководитель, надсмотрщик, начальник, мастер, супервайзерRussian
  • супервизор, надзорник, supervizor, надгледник, nadređeni, nadzornik, надређени, nadglednikSerbo-Croatian
  • ผู้ดูแลThai
  • Chinese

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