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PROCTOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does proctor mean? 

PROCTOR (noun)
  The noun PROCTOR has 1 sense:

1. someone who supervises (an examination)

  Familiarity information: PROCTOR used as a noun is very rare.


PROCTOR (verb)
  The verb PROCTOR has 1 sense:

1. watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)

  Familiarity information: PROCTOR used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROCTOR (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who supervises (an examination)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

proctor; monitor

Hypernyms ("proctor" is a kind of...):

supervisor (one who supervises or has charge and direction of)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "proctor"):

invigilator (someone who watches examination candidates to prevent cheating)


PROCTOR (verb)


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Meaning:

Watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

invigilate; proctor

Hypernyms (to "proctor" is one way to...):

follow; keep an eye on; observe; watch; watch over (follow with the eyes or the mind)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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