The definition of a proctor is a person who administers a test and watches over students as they take it, or an officer at a university that is appointed annually to monitor student discipline and handle disciplinary functions.(noun)
Proctor is to administer a test to students.(verb)
When you hand out the SAT test to students, keep time and watch over them to make sure they do not cheat, this is an example of a time when you proctor the test.
See proctor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME proketour, contr. < procuratour: see procurator
See proctor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English procutor, proctour, university officer, manager
Origin: , from procuratour; see procurator.
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