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. supervisor(noun)

    one who supervises or has charge and direction of

  2. supervisory program, supervisor, executive program(noun)

    a program that controls the execution of other programs

Wiktionary

  1. supervisor(Noun)

    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. Supervisor(noun)

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

  2. Supervisor(noun)

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce supervisor?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say supervisor in sign language?

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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. Sandra Lee Fewer:

    As a parent Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and a former member of the SF Board of Education it is critical that the voices of all parents are at the table particularly those that have historically been denied a voice in the process, we want to give immigrants the right to vote.

  2. Steven Feldman:

    He and his supervisor didn't get along, and he wanted to see if he was speaking bad about him.

  3. Kelsey Myers:

    Everyone was flocking around the gate, anxious to get on the flight, there were literally only 50 people in front of her, i have never felt more harassed, disrespected and humiliated in my life. I ’m shocked that a supervisor would show such disrespect. I ’m also very surprised that a supervisor would have no knowledge of what seems to me like a simple policy.

  4. 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.

  5. Barbora Strycova:

    We were waiting a long time, yesterday was tough because we were ready, ready, then suddenly the supervisor came to us. If they just split sets, we cancel. We were just warming up. It was tough.

Images & Illustrations of supervisor

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Translations for supervisor

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  • مشرفArabic
  • Aufseher, Vorgesetzter, SupervisorGerman
  • επιστάτηςGreek
  • supervisor, directorSpanish
  • valvoja, tarkastajaFinnish
  • superviseurFrench
  • maorIrish
  • पर्यवेक्षकHindi
  • 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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