Definition of administrator:
- 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.
- One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager.
custodian, bursar, director-general, vice-president, executive secretary, big shot, pencil pusher, person in charge, chair, decision maker, registrar, official, exec, guardian, over, executive director, minister, chief controller, controller, impresario, inspector, head of the department, over, bureaucrat, organizer, Chief Executive Officer, head, person in authority, comptroller, divisional supervisor, front office, president, key person, district manager, consul, trustee, chairman, official, premier, vice-president in charge, commissar, ambassador, provost, administrant, executive, producer, supervising director, treasurer, CEO, chief executive, secretary, principal, department head, the brains, chairman of the board of directors.
director (part of speech: noun)
- band master,
- judge (part of speech: noun)
That one found in 1895 very little disposition among the white settlers to grumble at the administration seemed chiefly due to the great personal popularity of the genial Administrator, Dr. L. S. Jameson.- "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
Preferable even to this are the piping times of peace, when the German administrator, with rare exceptions, singularly unhappy in his dealing with the chiefs, would not hesitate to thrash a chief before his villagers, and condemn him to labour in neck chains, on the roads among his own subjects.- "Sketches of the East Africa Campaign", Robert Valentine Dolbey.
He saw its evils more clearly than any of these eminent men, because he had a more scientific eye, and because he had had the invaluable training of a political administrator on a large scale, and in a very responsible post.- "On Compromise", John Morley.