from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who administers, especially one who works as a manager in a business, government agency, or school.
- n. Law One appointed to administer an estate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager
- n. 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
- n. One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who administers; one who directs or manages affairs of any kind: sometimes used as a title of executive office.
- n. In law: One who, by virtue of a commission from a probate, orphans', or surrogate's court, or, in England, from the probate, divorce, and admiralty division of the High Court of Justice, has charge of the goods and chattels of one dying without a will. In some jurisdictions his power is extended to real property. Often contracted to admr.
- n. In Scots law, a tutor, curator, or guardian, having the care of one who is incapable of acting for himself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who manages a government agency or department
- n. someone who administers a business
- n. the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor
The term "administrator" is a generic title used to indicate the person who is responsible for enforcing the Uniform Securities Act in a state.
It seems he has to answer for it, because he's what they call the administrator, and Mr. Eldon can compel him to make it all good again. '
The principal called Ms. Timoney and said she considered the toy suspension-worthy, and that she was going to double-check with a security administrator from the city Department of Education.
Every dollar you pay to your 401 (k) administrator is a dollar that doesn't go to retirement.
While naming an administrator is important, I'd hate to see someone shoehorned into the position simply to stop the "name an administrator now!" crowd.
As with the CIA pick, I think this demonstrates that Obama's primary criterion for NASA administrator is loyalty to the President.
With all due respect to John Young, the enthusiasm for him as NASA administrator is terribly wrong.
As was pointed out to George by Major Tom, the NASA administrator is not a cabinet-level post (and I never said it was in my prior post).
To think that we need a new administrator is not to "hate" him.
The NASA administrator is actually not a civil service employee of NASA (which is why that person can be fired so easily).