what is difference between Superintendant and Superintendent
- Misspelling of superintendent.
- Archaic spelling of superintendent. (was preferred form in early 1800s)
From Ecclesiastical Latin superintendens, a calque of Ancient Greek ἐπίσκοπος (epískopos); thence being distantly related to English bishop.
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌsjuːpəɹɪnˈtɛndənt/, /ˌsuːpəɹɪnˈtɛndənt/
superintendent (plural superintendents)
- A person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.
- (Commonwealth of Nations) A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent.
- The manager of a building, usually a communal residence, who is responsible for keeping the facilities functional and often collecting rent or similar payments, either as also the building’s landlord or on behalf of same. Often abbreviated “super”.
- The head of a Sunday school.
- In some Protestant churches, a clergyman having the oversight of the clergy of a district.
- (chiefly US) A janitor.
- chief, head, head man
- controller, comptroller
- supt. (abbreviation)
- SP (abbreviation)
- chief superintendent
- detective superintendent (DSupt)
- detective chief superintendent (DCS)
- (policing) police constable (PC), woman police constable (WPC), detective constable (DC), detective sergeant (DS), detective inspector (DI), detective chief inspector (DCI)
superintendent (not comparable)
- Overseeing; superintending.
From German Superintendent
superintendent m (plural superintendenți)