Simple Definition of supervisor
: a person who supervises someone or something
Examples of supervisor in a sentence
The supervisor fired him after he showed up at work drunk.
If you have a problem, go to your supervisor.
Origin and Etymology of supervisor
Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from supervidēre
First Known Use: 15th century
SUPERVISOR Defined for Kids
Definition of supervisor for Students
1 : a person who is in charge of others
2 : an officer in charge of a unit or an operation of a business, government, or school
Legal Definition of supervisor
: one that directs or oversees a person, group, department, organization, or operation; specifically : the popularly elected chief administrative official of a township or other subdivision in some states of the U.S.
supervisory\ˌsü-pər-ˈvī-zə-rē\ play adjective
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