examiner vs inspector what difference

what is difference between examiner and inspector

English

Etymology

examine +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əɡˈzæmɪnɚ/.

Noun

examiner (plural examiners)

  1. A person who investigates someone or something.
  2. A person who sets an examination.
  3. A person who marks an examination.

Related terms

  • cross-examiner

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin exāmināre, present active infinitive of exāminō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛɡ.za.mi.ne/

Verb

examiner

  1. to examine

Conjugation

Descendants

  • Romanian: examina

Further reading

  • “examiner” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Verb

exāminer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of exāminō

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin exāmināre, present active infinitive of exāminō.

Verb

examiner

  1. to question (pose questions to)
  2. to torture
  3. to consider; to ponder; to weigh up

Conjugation

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Related terms

  • examinateur
  • examination
  • examineor

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l’ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (examiner)


English

Alternative forms

  • inspectour (obsolete, rare)

Etymology

From Latin īnspector, from īnspiciō.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈspɛktə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈspɛktɚ/

Noun

inspector (plural inspectors)

  1. A person employed to inspect something.
  2. (law enforcement) A police officer ranking below superintendent.

Related terms

  • inspect
  • inspection

Descendants

  • Japanese: インスペクター (insupekutā)

Translations

Anagrams

  • inceptors, proincest

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin īnspector, attested from 1803.

Noun

inspector m (plural inspectors, feminine inspectora)

  1. inspector

Related terms

  • inspecció

References

Further reading

  • “inspector” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “inspector” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “inspector” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Galician

Etymology

From Latin īnspector.

Noun

inspector m (plural inspectores, feminine inspectora, feminine plural inspectoras)

  1. inspector

Related terms

  • inspección

Further reading

  • “inspector” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Latin

Etymology

From īnspicio +‎ -tor.

Noun

īnspector m (genitive īnspectōris); third declension

  1. (post-Augustan) viewer, observer, onlooker
  2. (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) inspector, examiner (especially one who inspects a household, monastery, etc)
  3. (Medieval Latin) spy
  4. (Medieval Latin, in divination) diviner

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Descendants

Verb

īnspector

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of īnspectō

References

  • inspector in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inspector in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • inspector in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • inspector in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin īnspector.

Pronunciation

Noun

inspector m (plural inspectors, feminine inspectritz, feminine plural inspectrises)

  1. inspector

Related terms

  • inspeccion

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin inspector, probably through French inspecteur. Compare Russian инспе́ктор (inspéktor).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /inˈspek.tor/

Noun

inspector m (plural inspectori, feminine equivalent inspectoare)

  1. inspector

Declension

Synonyms

  • inspicient (dated)

Derived terms

  • inspector-șef

Related terms

  • inspecta
  • inspectare
  • inspectiv
  • inspectorat
  • inspecție, inspecțiune

See also

  • revizor
  • supraveghetor

References

  • inspector in DEX online – Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin īnspector.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /inspekˈtoɾ/, [ĩns.pekˈt̪oɾ]

Noun

inspector m (plural inspectores, feminine inspectora, feminine plural inspectoras)

  1. inspector

Related terms

  • inspección
  • inspeccionar

Further reading

  • “inspector” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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