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Synonyms for superintendent
ˌsu pər ɪnˈtɛn dənt, ˌsu prɪn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overseer, superintendent(noun)

    a person who directs and manages an organization

    overseer, super

  2. superintendent, super(noun)

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

    overseer, super


  1. superintendent(noun)

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

  2. superintendent(noun)

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

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

  3. superintendent(noun)

    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. superintendent(noun)

    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. superintendent(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. superintendent(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. superintendent(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use superintendent in a sentence?

  1. Arlene Inouye:

    The Los Angeles teachers ' are disrespected when The Los Angeles teachers ' experienced this from the superintendent of LAUSD.

  2. Dan Patrick:

    We have a law in Texas that allows teachers to carry. ... But it's left to the superintendent and the local level.

  3. Lou Riolo:

    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.

  4. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson:

    Do I think justice was served ? No. What do I think justice is ? I think this city is still owed an apology, i've been Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson now for about 31 years. When I came on this job, I came on with my honor, my integrity and my reputation. If somebody accused me of doing anything that would circumvent that, I would want my day in court, period, to clear my name. I've heard that( Smollett's camp) wanted their day in court with TV cameras so America could know the truth, even though they chose to hide behind secrecy and broker a deal to circumvent the judicial system.

  5. Lori Lightfoot:

    I have directed -- and Superintendent Johnson has confirmed -- that CPD has terminated ICE's access to CPD's databases related to federal immigration enforcement activities.

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