AskDefine | Define supervise

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supervise

Verb

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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English

Verb

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

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

administer, administrate, be master, boss, captain, carry authority, chair, chaperon, command, conduct, control, crack the whip, direct, discipline, dominate, govern, guide, handle, have clout, have power, have the power, have the right, have the say, head, keep in order, lead, manage, monitor, officer, overlook, oversee, possess authority, preside over, proctor, quarterback, regulate, ride herd on, rule, run, stand over, steer, superintend, survey, take care of, watch over, wield authority
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