- 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.
- administrative county,
- administrative law,
- administrative leave,
- administrative segregation,
- administrative-law judge,
- admirable bolete,
- admirable crichton, the,
Origin of administrator
Examples from the Web for administratorship
Brother Howell assumes it; Brother Hodgkins, in asking you to exclude him from the administratorship, also assumes it.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
By the influence of his family he secured in 1616 his election to the bishopric or administratorship of Halberstadt.The Thirty Years' War|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
mid-15c., from Middle French administrateur or directly from Latin administrator "a manager, conductor," agent noun from past participle stem of administrare (see administer). Estate sense is earliest. For ending, see -er.