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.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Supervisornoun

    An overseer; an inspector; a superintendant.

    Etymology: from supervise.

    A supervisor may signify an overseer of the poor, an inspector of the customs, a surveyor of the high ways, a supervisor of the excise. Isaac Watts, Logick.

    How satisfy’d, my lord!
    Would you be supervisor, grossly gape on? William Shakespeare.

    I am informed of the author and supervisors of this pamphlet. Dryden.

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. Polk County:

    What occurred was, there were three syringes with three doses of the vaccine that Joshua Colon put in a plastic bag, put in a special refrigerator and sealed it. And then, at the direction of( the supervisor) Joshua Colon took a break.

  2. Doni Chamberlain:

    They forced the ouster of a supervisor who had truly done nothing wrong.

  3. Neil Clark Warren:

    Nobody has really matched personalities in terms of the applicant and the supervisor. That's not something that LinkedIn or Monster do.

  4. Eugene:

    A supervisor strives to see the light at the end of the tunnel and hope’s it’s not the light of an oncoming train. A bigger problem is to be a supervisor on the train and find that the tunnel has not been started yet. A failing company is often referred to as a train wreck!

  5. Judith Irène Balou:

    We will then get the answers from teachers and then bribe the exam supervisor to allow us to enter the hall with it.

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Translations for supervisor

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  • مشرفArabic
  • Supervisor, Aufseher, VorgesetzterGerman
  • επιστάτηςGreek
  • supervisor, directorSpanish
  • valvoja, tarkastajaFinnish
  • superviseurFrench
  • maorIrish
  • पर्यवेक्षकHindi
  • pengawasIndonesian
  • supervisoreItalian
  • 主管, スーパーバイザーJapanese
  • چاودێرKurdish
  • supervisorPortuguese
  • мастер, начальник, супервайзер, надсмотрщик, руководитель, надзирательRussian
  • nadglednik, надгледник, надређени, nadzornik, nadređeni, supervizor, надзорник, супервизорSerbo-Croatian
  • ผู้ดูแลThai
  • Chinese

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