proctor (plural proctors)

  1. (US) A person who supervises students as they take an examination, in the United States at the college/university level; often the department secretary, or a fellow/graduate student; an invigilator.
    Synonyms: invigilator
  2. (UK) An official at any of several older universities.
  3. (British, legal) A legal practitioner in ecclesiastical and some other courts.
  4. (obsolete) One appointed to collect alms for those who could not go out to beg for themselves, such as lepers and the bedridden.
  5. A procurator or manager for another.
  6. A representative of the clergy in convocation.
Translations Verb

proctor (proctors, present participle proctoring; past and past participle proctored)

  1. (US) to function as a proctor
  2. (transitive) to manage as an attorney or agent

Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A city in Minnesota.
  3. A census-designated place in Oklahoma.
  4. A town in Vermont.

proctor (not comparable)

  1. (soil science) Pertaining to the Proctor test, a standardized test measuring soil moisture-density, especially for the requirements of construction projects.
    Proctor density; Proctor value

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