- a person who manages and supports a computer system or network, as in a business or other organization: the company’s system administrator; a database administrator.Compare system operator.
- a person who determines the site policies, appoints moderators, and manages the technical operation of an Internet message board or other interactive website: a forum administrator.
- a user account on a home computer accessible only by the user who manages the computer system.Compare root1(def 11b).
- a user who has access to this user account.
Origin of administrator
Related formsad·min·is·tra·tor·ship, nounpre·ad·min·is·tra·tor, nounsub·ad·min·is·tra·tor, noun
Examples from the Web for administrator
I recently got asked by an administrator at the Library of Congress to do unpaid labor for its website.
The report also names the administrator of one such targeted directory, a German computer science student named Sebastian Hahn.Use or Look at Online Privacy Tools? NSA Labels You an ‘Extremist’|Joshua Kopstein|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of having an athletic director or an administrator imposes their ideas.
Now Rob Ford himself is a member of the group according to administrator, Korbett Matthews who says he is friends with the mayor.Inside the Wild World of Crack-Smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s Facebook Defenders|Gideon Resnick|December 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The administrator says that the site gets at least 15,000 unique hits a day.Edward Snowden Inspires European Youths to Train as Spies|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the age of six the boy was sent to be educated at the court of Sten Sture, then the administrator and virtual king of Sweden.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
In addition to showing great merits as administrator, Edward was notable both as a good soldier and a wise general.A History of England|Charles Oman
He died in 1451 as administrator of the consistory of the Utraquist Church.A History of Bohemian Literature|Count Ltzow
Henry was by nature more of an administrator and organizer than of a fighting man.
The Administrator was at breakfast with his family when Lieutenant Smith was announced.Round the World in Seven Days|Herbert Strang