a person who manages or has a talent for managing.
Law. a person appointed by a court to take charge of the estate of a decedent, but not appointed in the decedent’s will.
Also called Informal, admin. Computers.
a person who manages and supports a computer system or network, as in a business or other organization:
the company’s system administrator; a database administrator.
a person who determines the site policies, appoints moderators, and manages the technical operation of an Internet message board or other interactive website:
a forum administrator.
a user account on a home computer accessible only by the user who manages the computer system.
Compare 1 (def 11b).
a user who has access to this user account.
Brother Howell assumes it; Brother Hodgkins, in asking you to exclude him from the administratorship, also assumes it.
The Incendiary W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
By the influence of his family he secured in 1616 his election to the bishopric or administratorship of Halberstadt.
The Thirty Years’ War Samuel Rawson Gardiner
a person who administers the affairs of an organization, official body, etc
(property law) a person authorized to manage an estate, esp when the owner has died intestate or without having appointed executors
a person who manages a computer system
mid-15c., from Middle French administrateur or directly from Latin administrator “a manager, conductor,” agent noun from past participle stem of administrare (see administer). Estate sense is earliest. For ending, see -er.
a feeling of wonder, pleasure, or approval. the act of looking on or contemplating with pleasure: admiration of fine paintings. an object of wonder, pleasure, or approval: The dancer was the admiration of everyone. Archaic. wonder; astonishment. Contemporary Examples Displaying both brings a level of respect and admiration that many yearn to have. FAMU ‘Marching […]
- Nil admirari
to wonder at nothing. Historical Examples For I, you know, never could subscribe to the rule of the nil admirari, which cramps and destroys our best enjoyments. Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829. Hermann Pckler-Muskau There is generally among the Corps Diplomatique a note of nil admirari. […]
a feeling of wonder, pleasure, or approval. the act of looking on or contemplating with pleasure: admiration of fine paintings. an object of wonder, pleasure, or approval: The dancer was the admiration of everyone. Archaic. wonder; astonishment. noun pleasurable contemplation or surprise a person or thing that is admired: she was the admiration of the […]
to regard with wonder, pleasure, or approval. to regard with wonder or surprise (usually used ironically or sarcastically): I admire your audacity. to feel or express . Dialect. to take pleasure; like or desire: I would admire to go. be admiring of, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. to admire: He’s admiring of his brother’s […]