Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 694 (Director)

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#694. Director. -- N. director, manager, governor, rector, comptroller.

superintendent, supervisor, straw boss;.

intendant; overseer, overlooker[obs]; supercargo[obs], husband, inspector, visitor, ranger, surveyor, aedile[obs]; moderator, monitor, taskmaster; master &c. 745; leader, ringleader, demagogue, corypheus, conductor, fugleman[obs], precentor[obs], bellwether, agitator; caporal[obs], choregus[obs], collector, file leader, flugelman[obs], linkboy[obs].

guiding star &c. (guidance) 693; adviser &c. 695; guide &c. (information) 527; pilot; helmsman; steersman, steermate[obs]; wire- puller.

driver, whip, Jehu, charioteer; coachman, carman, cabman; postilion, vetturino[obs], muleteer, arriero[obs], teamster; whipper in.

head, head man, head center, boss; principal, president, speaker; chair, chairman, chairwoman, chairperson; captain &c. (master) 745; superior; mayor &c. (civil authority) 745; vice president, prime minister, premier, vizier, grand vizier, eparch[obs].

officer, functionary, minister, official, red-tapist[obs], bureaucrat; man in office, Jack in office; office bearer; person in authority &c. 745.

statesman, strategist, legislator, lawgiver, politician, statist|!, statemonger[obs]; Minos, Draco; arbiter &c. (judge) 967; boss [U.S.], political dictator.

board &c. (council) 696.

secretary, secretary of state; Reis Effendi; vicar &c. (deputy) 759; steward, factor; agent &c. 758; bailiff, middleman; foreman, clerk of works; landreeve[obs]; factotum, major-domo[obs], seneschal, housekeeper, shepherd, croupier; proctor, procurator.

Adv. ex officio.