a leader of any kind, a guide, ruler, prefect, president, chief, general, commander, sovereign
a "legatus Caesaris", an officer administering a province in the name and with the authority of the Roman emperor
the governor of a province
a procurator, an officer who was attached to a proconsul or a proprietor and had charge of the imperial revenues
in causes relating to these revenues he administered justice. In the smaller provinces also, which were so to speak appendages of the greater, he discharged the functions of governor of the province; and such was the relation of the procurator of Judaea to the governor of Syria.