Legal Definition and Related Resources of Superintendent

Meaning of Superintendent

One employed to direct the course and oversee the details; to have charge and direction; to manage , overlook with the power of direction, regulate with authority the work and the conduct of workmen.

Synonyms of Superintendent


  • administrator
  • agent
  • captain
  • caretaker
  • chief
  • controller
  • curator
  • custodian
  • director
  • foreman
  • governor
  • guardian
  • intendant
  • leader
  • manager
  • master
  • monitor
  • overseer
  • praefectus
  • proctor
  • steward
  • supervisor
  • taskmaster
  • warden

Related Entries of Superintendent in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Superintendent in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Superintendent in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Chief superintendent in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of chief superintendent.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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