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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section III. Voluntary Action
2. Complex Voluntary Action
 
694. Director.
 
  
NOUN:DIRECTOR, manager, governor, rector [rare], controller, comptroller; superintendent, supervisor; intendant; overseer, overlooker; supercargo, husband [archaic], inspector, foreman, ganger [Eng.], visitor, ranger, surveyor, ædile or edile [Rom. hist.], moderator, monitor, taskmaster; master [See Master]; leader, ringleader, agitator, demagogue, corypheus, conductor, fugleman, precentor, bell-wether; caporal [F.], choregus, collector, file leader, flugelman, linkboy.
  GUIDING STAR (guidance) [See Direction]; adviser [See Advice]; guide (information) [See Information]; pilot; helmsman; steersman, steersmate [obs.]; wire-puller.
  DRIVER, whip, jehu [humorous], charioteer; coachman, carman, cabman; postilion, vetturino [It.], muleteer, arriero [Sp.], teamster; whipper-in; chauffeur, motorman, engine-driver.
  HEAD, headman, chief, principal, president, speaker; chair, chairman; captain (master) [See Master]; superior; mayor (civil authority) [See Master]; vice-president, prime minister, premier, vizier or vizir, grand vizier, eparch.
  OFFICER, functionary, minister, official, red-tape, red-tapist, bureaucrat; Jack in office; office bearer, office holder; person in authority [See Master].
  STATESMAN, strategist, legislator, lawgiver, politician, statist [rare], statemonger; Minos, Draco; arbiter (judge) [See Judge]; boss [slang, U. S.], political dictator, power behind the throne, kingmaker; secretary, - of state; Reis Effendi; vicar (deputy) [See Deputy]; board (council) [See Council].
  STEWARD, factor; agent [See Consignee]; bailiff, middleman; clerk of works; landreeve; factotum, major-domo, seneschal, housekeeper, shepherd; croupier; proctor, procurator, curator, librarian.
  
ADVERB:ex officio.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Drest in a little brief authority.—Shakespeare
  2. It is excellent To have a giant’s strength; but it is tyrannous To use it as a giant.—Pope

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