Definitions for "RECTOR"
In the Church of England, the Third Person of the parochial Trinity, the Cruate and the Vicar being the other two.
A clergyman who has the charge and cure of a parish, and has the tithes, etc.; the clergyman of a parish where the tithes are not impropriate. See the Note under Vicar.
A clergyman in charge of a parish.
The chief elective officer of some universities, as in France and Scotland; sometimes, the head of a college; as, the Rector of Exeter College, or of Lincoln College, at Oxford.
The superior officer or chief of a convent or religious house; and among the Jesuits the superior of a house that is a seminary or college.
An ecclesiastic in charge of a college, religious house, or congregation. [ 37
Keywords:  rektorius
A ruler or governor.
The word rector ("ruler," from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings, but all of them indicate someone who is in charge of something.
Keywords:  master, school, head, public
The head master of a public school.