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Superviser vs. Supervisor: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 28, 2023
"Superviser" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Supervisor," which refers to someone who oversees or manages others.

Which is correct: Superviser or Supervisor

How to spell Supervisor?

Superviser is Incorrect

Supervisor is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "visor" in "Supervisor," like the visor of a hat, overseeing and protecting.
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Nov 28, 2023
Visualize the word "Supervisor" with an "o" as someone overseeing tasks.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023
"Supervisor" ends with "or" like director, inspector, and actor, all roles of authority.
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Nov 28, 2023
"Super" means above or over; "visor" means to see. A Supervisor "oversees."
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023
Think of a "visor" as something you look through to oversee.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023
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Supervisor Definitions

A person in a position of authority in a workplace.
As a supervisor, she had the responsibility to train new employees.
Aimie Carlson
Oct 02, 2023
Someone who ensures processes are followed correctly.
The production supervisor checked the quality of the goods.
Harlon Moss
Oct 02, 2023
A person who monitors students during an exam.
The supervisor caught a student trying to cheat during the examination.
Harlon Moss
Oct 02, 2023
A representative in some legislative bodies.
The county supervisor voted in favor of the new park.
Harlon Moss
Oct 02, 2023
One who supervises.
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Oct 02, 2023
One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
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Oct 02, 2023
One who is an elected administrative officer in certain US counties and townships.
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Oct 02, 2023
(management) A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group, or of other operations and activities.
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A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other requirements set for them.
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Oct 02, 2023
(US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.
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Oct 02, 2023
(computing) A process responsible for managing other processes.
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Oct 02, 2023
One who supervises; an overseer; an inspector; a superintendent; as, a supervisor of schools.
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A spectator; a looker-on.
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Oct 02, 2023
One who supervises or has charge and direction of
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A program that controls the execution of other programs
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Oct 02, 2023
An individual who oversees and manages a group or tasks.
The supervisor ensured all assignments were completed on time.
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Oct 02, 2023

FAQs

What is the singular form of Supervisor?

"Supervisor" is already in singular form.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the verb form of Supervisor?

The verb form is "supervise."
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Nov 28, 2023

Which vowel is used before Supervisor?

The vowel "o" is used.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

What is the plural form of Supervisor?

The plural form is "supervisors."
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Which article is used with Supervisor?

Both "a" and "the" can be used depending on context.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor an adverb?

No, "Supervisor" is not an adverb.
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Nov 28, 2023

Why is it called Supervisor?

It's called "Supervisor" because the person "oversees" or supervises tasks or individuals.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Supervisor?

It's pronounced as /ˈsuː.pərˌvaɪ.zər/.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the root word of Supervisor?

The root word is "supervise."
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Nov 28, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Supervisor?

No specific conjunction is uniquely associated with "Supervisor."
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor a countable noun?

Yes, you can have one supervisor or multiple supervisors.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is the Supervisor term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but can be used metaphorically.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Which preposition is used with Supervisor?

"By," as in supervised by the supervisor.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor a negative or positive word?

Neutral, but context determines its connotation.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor a collective noun?

No.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What part of speech is Supervisor?

"Supervisor" is a noun.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

What is another term for Supervisor?

Manager.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun as it refers to a specific person or role.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What is the opposite of Supervisor?

Subordinate.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

What is the second form of Supervisor?

Supervised.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What is the third form of Supervisor?

Supervised.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor a noun or adjective?

"Supervisor" is a noun.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Is the word Supervisor imperative?

No.
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Nov 28, 2023

How many syllables are in Supervisor?

Four syllables.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

How do we divide Supervisor into syllables?

Su-per-vi-sor.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

Which determiner is used with Supervisor?

"This" or "that" can be used.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the first form of Supervisor?

Supervise.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

Is Supervisor a vowel or consonant?

"Supervisor" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Supervisor?

The second syllable, "per," is stressed.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

How is Supervisor used in a sentence?

The supervisor provided guidance and feedback to his team members.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023
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