Suffuse vs Administrator - What's the difference?

suffuse | administrator |


As a verb suffuse

is to spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.

As a noun administrator is

one who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager.

suffuse

English

Verb

(suffus)
  • To spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.
  • The entire room was suffused with a golden light.
  • (figuratively) To spread through or over in the manner of a liquid.
  • The warmth suffused his cold fingers.

    Usage notes

    The verb is often used in the passive voice.

    Synonyms

    * diffuse

    Derived terms

    * suffusion * suffusive ----

    administrator

    English

    Alternative forms

    * administratour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager
  • (legal) A person who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority
  • (computing) One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network
  • Synonyms

    * (one who administers affairs) chief, head, head man, controller, comptroller, foreman, organizer, overseer, superintendent, supervisor

    Derived terms

    * admin