noun ad·min·is·tra·tor \əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tər, -ˌstrā-ˌtr\

: a person whose job is to manage a company, school, or other organization

: a person who controls the use of something (such as property or money)

Full Definition of ADMINISTRATOR

:  a person legally vested with the right of administration of an estate
a :  one who administers especially business, school, or governmental affairs
b :  a priest appointed to administer a diocese or parish temporarily


  1. Her eldest son will act as the administrator of the estate.

First Known Use of ADMINISTRATOR

15th century

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite
ADMINISTRATOR Defined for Kids


noun ad·min·is·tra·tor \əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tər\

Definition of ADMINISTRATOR for Kids

:  a person who administers business, school, or government affairs
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