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Synonyms for superintendent
ˌsu pər ɪnˈtɛn dənt, ˌsu prɪn-su·per·in·ten·dent

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  1. superintendentnoun

    supervisor, foreman, head man, chief, comptroller, head, manager, controller, overseer

  2. superintendentnoun

    A person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.

    head man, overseer, head, chief, supervisor, comptroller, foreman, manager, controller

  3. superintendentnoun

    A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent

    manager, controller, overseer, head man, comptroller, foreman, chief, head, supervisor

  4. superintendentnoun

    The manager of a building, usually a communal residence, who is responsible for keeping the facilities functional and often collecting rent or similar payments, either as also the building's landlord or on behalf of same. Often abbreviated super.

    overseer, comptroller, head man, manager, supervisor, controller, head, chief, foreman

  5. superintendentnoun

    A janitor.

    head, chief, manager, controller, comptroller, foreman, overseer, head man, supervisor

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. superintendent

    inspector, overseer, controller, director, manager, visitor, head, principal, supervisor

    subject, subordinate, servant, employee

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overseer, superintendentnoun

    a person who directs and manages an organization

    overseer, super

  2. superintendent, supernoun

    a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector

    overseer, super

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. superintendentnoun

    overseer, supervisor, master, conductor, inspector, curator, warden, guardian, custodian, intendant, BOSS

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. superintendentnoun

    overseer, guardian, supervisor, custodian, intendant, manager, controller, principal, curator, warden

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "superintendent":

    superintendant, supt., director, steering, superintendents, superintendency

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  1. Jim Surin:

    There were about a dozen people there to welcome her, everyone from her aids and teachers to the principal and assistant superintendent. They were amazing and super supportive.

  2. Lori Lightfoot:

    Foot pursuits put everyone involved at risk, the officers, the person being pursued and bystanders, we have to do better, and I charge the superintendent with bringing to me a policy that recognizes how dangerous this is. We can't afford to lose more lives.

  3. Rahm Emanuel:

    Superintendent McCarthy knows that a police officer is only as effective as when he has the trust of those he serves.

  4. Barbara Jacoby:

    Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower is deeply sorry that this incident happened in one of our schools, it does not reflect his expectation that all students be treated equally and respectfully by our employees.

  5. Lou Riolo:

    We planned on doing it immediately after the singing of the National Anthem because we knew Jack sitting there with all the commotion for over 45 minutes would be too much. i did run it past our Assistant Principal Mr. John Fink because he would be honest if he thought it was as I called it Shooting the moon. He loved it. I also informed our [superintendent]Mr. Andy Irvin and before I finished his answer was I love it, lets do it! I met with Barbara and Pat, Jacks parents, and they thought it was a great idea.

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