supervisor etymology

English word supervisor comes from Latin visitare, Latin super

Detailed word origin of supervisor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
visitare Latin (lat)
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
supervideo Latin (lat)
supervisor Latin (lat)
supervisor English (eng) (US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.. (computing) A process responsible for managing other processes.. (management) A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group, or of other operations and activities.. A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other [...]

Words with the same origin as supervisor

Descendants of super
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