a person who supervises
workers or the work done by others; superintendent.
Education. an official responsible for assisting teachers in the preparation of syllabuses, in devising teaching methods, etc., in a department of instruction, especially in public schools.
(in some U.S. states) the chief elected administrative officer of a township, who is often also a member of the governing board of the county.
Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English Related forms
< Medieval Latin supervīsor,
equivalent to supervid-,
stem of supervidēre
+ -tor -tor
, with dt