Superintendent meaning

so͝opər-ĭn-tĕndənt, so͝oprĭn-
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Superintendent is defined as a person in charge of a department or institution, or a person such as a custodian who is responsible for the maintenance of a building.

An example of a superintendent is a Director of Schools.

An example of a superintendent is the person who makes sure that the school is clean and all required maintence is completed.

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A person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.
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The definition of superintendent is in charge of a department, building, or the maintenance.

An example of superintendent used as an adjective is the phrase "superintendent responsibilities," which means the responsibilities of the school custodian.

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A person who has the authority to supervise or direct.
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A janitor or custodian in a building, especially in an apartment house.
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A person in charge of a department, institution, etc.; director; supervisor.
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That superintends.
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A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent.
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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".
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A person responsible for the maintenance of a building; custodian.
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(chiefly US) A janitor.
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Overseeing; superintending.
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Origin of superintendent

  • Latin superintendens.

    From Wiktionary