from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One appointed to represent a corporation, university, or other organization in business transactions; a business agent.
- n. A civil magistrate or similar government official in some European countries.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a government official, a magistrate, especially one of the Chief Magistrates of Geneva
- n. An agent of a corporation, or of any body of people engaged in a business enterprise; an advocate or patron; an assignee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An officer of government, invested with different powers in different countries; a magistrate.
- n. An agent of a corporation, or of any body of men engaged in a business enterprise; an advocate or patron; an assignee.
- n. One appointed to manage an estate, essentially as a trustee, under English law.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An officer of government, invested with different powers in different countries; a kind of magistrate intrusted with the affairs of a city or community; also, one chosen to transact business for others.
- n. In the French law of bankruptcy, an assignee in trust; a trustee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one appointed to represent a city or university or corporation in business transactions
"Your Reverence, the syndic is a stranger; perhaps he has not heard of the blind."
The word syndic is a name applied to an officer of a corporation, and this is its meaning in the title of the picture, The Syndics of the
The syndic was her tenant, and bowed down to her, and the rest of the illiterate officials followed his lead.
The following week she took other thousand dinars and going to the market of the goldsmiths and jewellers, called the syndic and gave him the money, saying,
The syndic is a lively young man, and he receives Madame Adolphe with
I am no 'syndic' that I should bother my head to ask questions about it: I carry woman or man, who pays, according to the tariff of fares.
As "syndic" under New Mexico, I opened a book of records, performed the marriage ceremony, baptized children, and granted divorces.
I, xxxviii) The syndic is the counsel of a juridical person, a collegiate body or a chapter (X, De syndic.,
Alphonse Frankenstein is a syndic (magistrate) of Geneva and comes from a long line of syndics.
In the early years of the Revolution, Augustin Robespierre was procureur-syndic (elected judiciary official at the district level) of the city of Arras and then administrator of the department of the Pas-de-Calais (1790-91).