from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that rules or manages.
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- n. a manager
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bearing; carrying.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing; carrying; carrying on: now used only in composition: as, vicegerent, belli gerent.
- n. A ruling power or agency; a doer or performer.
From Latin gerēns, gerent-, present participle of gerere, to manage.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)