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Pronunciation:  ad'mini`streytur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who manages a government agency or department
  2. [n]  the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor
  3. [n]  someone who administers a business

ADMINISTRATOR is a 13 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: decision maker, executive
 See Also: academic administrator, chief, commissioner, director, executive director, fiduciary, head, hosteller, hotel manager, hotelier, hotelkeeper, hotelman, land agent, manager, managing director, Peter Stuyvesant, Petrus Stuyvesant, prefect, Raffles, Secretary General, security director, Sir Thomas Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Stuyvesant, top dog, triumvir, vice chancellor



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad*min`is*tra"tor\, n. [L.]
1. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages,
   executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial,
   political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager.

2. (Law) A man 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.

Legal Dictionary
 Definition: 1. One who administers the estate of a person who dies without a will. 2. A court official.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: academic dean, administration, agent, chancellor, conductor, dean, dean of men, dean of women, deputy, directeur, director, exec, governor, headmaster, headmistress, impresario, intendant, manager, master, officer, official, president, principal, producer, provost, rector, responsible person, supercargo, vice-chancellor