Su·per·in·tend·ent a. Overseeing; superintending.
Su·per·in·tend·ent n. One who has the oversight and charge of some place, institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power of direction; as, the superintendent of an almshouse; the superintendent of public works.
Syn: -- Inspector; overseer; manager; director; curator; supervisor.
n 1: a person who directs and manages an organization [syn: overseer]
2: a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as
janitor and rent collector [syn: super]