Chief vs Supervisor - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between chief and supervisor
is that chief
)a leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc while supervisor
is (management) a person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group.
As a adjective chief
is primary; principal.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(senseid)A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc.
* 1994 , Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom , Abacus 2010, p. 4:
(heraldiccharge) The top part of a shield or escutcheon.
* 1889 , Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry :
- My father, Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa, was a chief by both blood and custom.
(senseid)A head officer in a department, organization etc.; a boss.
- When the Chief' is Charged with any figure, in blazon it is said to be "''On a '''Chief ".
An informal address to an equal.
- All firefighters report to the fire chief .
- Hey, chief.
* See also
* chief constable
* chief executive
* chief executive officer/CEO
* chief legal officer
* chief mate
* chief of staff
* chief of state
* chief petty officer
* commander in chief
* dexter chief
* editor in chief
* fire chief
* in chief
* police chief
* war chief
- Negligence was the chief cause of the disaster.
* supervisour (obsolete)
(management) A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group.
A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other requirements set for them.
(US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.
* on-call supervisor.