Cessor vs Censor - What's the difference?

cessor | censor |


As nouns the difference between cessor and censor

is that cessor is (legal) in english law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him while censor is (history) a roman magistrate, originally a census administrator, by classical times a high judge of public behavior and morality.

As a verb censor is

to review in order to remove objectionable content from correspondence or public media, either by legal criteria or with discretionary powers.

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cessor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (legal) In English law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.
  • (obsolete) One who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.
  • References

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    censor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * censour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (history) A Roman magistrate, originally a census administrator, by Classical times a high judge of public behavior and morality
  • The Ancient censors were part of the ''cursus honorum , a series of public offices held during a political career, like consuls and praetors.
  • An official responsible for the removal of objectionable or sensitive content
  • The headmaster is an even stricter censor''' for his boarding pupils' correspondence than the enemy ' censors had been for his own when the country was occupied.
  • One who censures or condemns
  • (psychology) A hypothetical subconscious agency which filters unacceptable thought before it reaches the conscious
  • (acronym ) Censors Ensure No Secrets Over Radios
  • Synonyms

    * censurer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To review in order to remove objectionable content from correspondence or public media, either by legal criteria or with discretionary powers
  • The man responsible for censoring films has seen some things in his time.
  • To remove objectionable content
  • ''Occupying powers typically censor anything reeking of resistance

    Synonyms

    * bowdlerize

    See also

    * decensor * expurgate

    Anagrams

    * ----