AskDefine | Define supervise

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1 watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?" [syn: oversee, superintend, manage]
2 keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance [syn: monitor, ride herd on]

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  1. To direct, manage, or oversee; to be in charge
    Without someone to supervise, the group will lack direction.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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