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Meaning of PROFESSOR

Pronunciation:  pru'fesur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
 

PROFESSOR is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: academic, academician, assistant professor, associate professor, faculty, faculty member, full professor, Regius professor, staff, visiting professor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*fess"or\, n. [L., a teacher, a public teacher:
cf. F. professeur. See {Profess}.]
1. One who professed, or makes open declaration of, his
   sentiments or opinions; especially, one who makes a public
   avowal of his belief in the Scriptures and his faith in
   Christ, and thus unites himself to the visible church.
   ``Professors of religion.'' --Bacon.

2. One who professed, or publicly teaches, any science or
   branch of learning; especially, an officer in a
   university, college, or other seminary, whose business it
   is to read lectures, or instruct students, in a particular
   branch of learning; as a professor of theology, of botany,
   of mathematics, or of political economy.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a professor in your dream, symbolizes higher learning and wisdom. You will have prominence in some field.
 

 

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