Employer vs Superintendent - What's the difference?

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Employer is a related term of superintendent.


As nouns the difference between employer and superintendent

is that employer is a person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person while superintendent is a person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.

As an adjective superintendent is

overseeing; superintending.

employer

English

Noun

(wikipedia employer) (en noun)
  • A person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=10 , passage=The skipper Mr. Cooke had hired at Far Harbor was a God-fearing man with a luke warm interest in his new billet and employer , and had only been prevailed upon to take charge of the yacht after the offer of an emolument equal to half a year's sea pay of an ensign in the navy.}}
  • * , (1911-1977)
  • It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work.

    Anagrams

    * *

    See also

    * jobseeker ----

    superintendent

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia superintendent) (en noun)
  • A person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.
  • A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=7 citation , passage=“No, don't,” replied the superintendent ; “in fact, I'd rather you made yourself conspicuous elsewhere. Go down to the landing stage and cross to New Brighton or Wallasey—doesn't matter which—and come back. No doubt you will be seen, and reported to have gone across.”}}
  • 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".
  • (chiefly, US) A janitor.
  • Synonyms

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

    Derived terms

    * (abbreviation) * SP (abbreviation) * chief superintendent * detective superintendent (DSupt) * detective chief superintendent (DCS)

    See also

    * (policing ) police constable (PC), woman police constable (WPC), detective constable (DC), detective sergeant (DS), detective inspector (DI), detective chief inspector (DCI)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Overseeing; superintending.