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Superintendent vs. Supervisor

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  • Superintendent (noun)

    A person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.

  • Superintendent (noun)

    A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent.

  • Superintendent (noun)

    The manager of a building, usually a communal residence, who is responsible for keeping the facilities functional and often collecting rent or similar payments, either as also the building's landlord or on behalf of same. Often abbreviated "super".

  • Superintendent (noun)

    The head of a Sunday school.

  • Superintendent (noun)

    In some Protestant churches, a clergyman having the oversight of the clergy of a district.

  • Superintendent (noun)

    A janitor.

  • Superintendent (adjective)

    Overseeing; superintending.

  • Supervisor (noun)

    A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group, or of other operations and activities.

  • Supervisor (noun)

    A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other requirements set for them.

  • Supervisor (noun)

    In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.

  • Supervisor (noun)

    A process responsible for managing other processes.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Superintendent (adjective)

    Overseeing; superintending.

  • Superintendent (noun)

    One who has the oversight and charge of some place, institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power of direction; as, the superintendent of an almshouse; the superintendent of public works.

  • Supervisor (noun)

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

  • Supervisor (noun)

    A spectator; a looker-on.

Webster Dictionary
  • Superintendent (noun)

    a person who directs and manages an organization

  • Superintendent (noun)

    a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector

  • Supervisor (noun)

    one who supervises or has charge and direction of

  • Supervisor (noun)

    a program that controls the execution of other programs

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