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Meaning of administrator by Wiktionary Dictionary

administrator


    Alternative forms

    • administratour ( obsolete )

    Etymology

    From Latin administrātor, literally "he that is near to attend" .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtə/, X-SAMPA: /@d"mInIstreIt@/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtɚ/, X-SAMPA: /@d"mInIstreIt@`/

    Noun

    administrator ( plural: administrators )

    1. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager
    2. ( law ) A person who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority
    3. ( computing ) One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network

    Synonyms

    Derived terms

    • admin

    Related terms

    • administer
    • administration
    • administrative


Explanation of administrator by Wordnet Dictionary

administrator


    Noun
    1. someone who manages a government agency or department

    2. the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor

    3. someone who administers a business



    Definition of administrator by GCIDE Dictionary

    administrator


    1. Administrator n. [L.]
      1. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager.

      2. ( Law ) A man who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority.