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o·ver·see

 (ō′vər-sē′)
tr.v. o·ver·saw (-sô′), o·ver·seen (-sēn′), o·ver·see·ing, o·ver·sees
To watch over and direct; supervise.

oversee

(ˌəʊvəˈsiː)
vb (tr) , -sees, -seeing, -saw or -seen
1. to watch over and direct; supervise
2. to watch secretly or accidentally

o•ver•see

(ˌoʊ vərˈsi)

v.t. -saw, -seen, -see•ing.
1. to supervise; manage.
2. to observe secretly or unintentionally.
3. to survey or watch, as from a higher postition.
4. to examine; inspect.
[before 900]

oversee


Past participle: overseen
Gerund: overseeing

Imperative
oversee
oversee
Present
I oversee
you oversee
he/she/it oversees
we oversee
you oversee
they oversee
Preterite
I oversaw
you oversaw
he/she/it oversaw
we oversaw
you oversaw
they oversaw
Present Continuous
I am overseeing
you are overseeing
he/she/it is overseeing
we are overseeing
you are overseeing
they are overseeing
Present Perfect
I have overseen
you have overseen
he/she/it has overseen
we have overseen
you have overseen
they have overseen
Past Continuous
I was overseeing
you were overseeing
he/she/it was overseeing
we were overseeing
you were overseeing
they were overseeing
Past Perfect
I had overseen
you had overseen
he/she/it had overseen
we had overseen
you had overseen
they had overseen
Future
I will oversee
you will oversee
he/she/it will oversee
we will oversee
you will oversee
they will oversee
Future Perfect
I will have overseen
you will have overseen
he/she/it will have overseen
we will have overseen
you will have overseen
they will have overseen
Future Continuous
I will be overseeing
you will be overseeing
he/she/it will be overseeing
we will be overseeing
you will be overseeing
they will be overseeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overseeing
you have been overseeing
he/she/it has been overseeing
we have been overseeing
you have been overseeing
they have been overseeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overseeing
you will have been overseeing
he/she/it will have been overseeing
we will have been overseeing
you will have been overseeing
they will have been overseeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overseeing
you had been overseeing
he/she/it had been overseeing
we had been overseeing
you had been overseeing
they had been overseeing
Conditional
I would oversee
you would oversee
he/she/it would oversee
we would oversee
you would oversee
they would oversee
Past Conditional
I would have overseen
you would have overseen
he/she/it would have overseen
we would have overseen
you would have overseen
they would have overseen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.oversee - watch and directoversee - watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?"
administer, administrate - work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; "administer a program"; "she administers the funds"
build - order, supervise, or finance the construction of; "The government is building new schools in this state"

oversee

verb supervise, run, control, manage, direct, handle, conduct, look after, be responsible for, administer, inspect, preside over, keep an eye on, be on duty at, superintend, have or be in charge of Get a surveyor to oversee and inspect the various stages of the work.

oversee

verb
To direct and watch over the work and performance of others:
Translations
يُراقِب، يُشْرِفُ على
føre tilsyn med
hafa eftirlit meî
būt atbildīgam parpārraudzīt
nadzirati

oversee

[ˌəʊvəˈsiː] (oversaw (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈsɔː] (overseen (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈsiːn] VTsupervisar

oversee

[ˌəʊvərˈsiː] [oversaw] (pt) [overseen] (pp) vtsuperviser, surveiller

oversee

[ˌəʊvəˈsiː] (oversaw (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈsɔː] (overseen (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈsiːn] vtsorvegliare

oversee

(əuvəˈsiː) past tense ˌoverˈsaw (-ˈsoː) : past participle ˌoverˈseen verb
to supervise. He oversees production at the factory.
overseer (ˈəuvəsiə) noun
The overseer reported her for being late.
References in classic literature ?
Ryder -- who, I think, could soon have brought me round, and could have done anything with me; but he had given up all the hard part of the trade to his son and to another experienced man, and he only came at times to oversee.
He used to oversee my place on the lake, and did it capitally, too.
Still, however, he spoke kindly to the lady, and then hastened forth to till his cornfield and set out fruit-trees, or to bargain with the Indians for furs, or perchance to oversee the building of a fort.
These be the sort' - she took a fine judicial tone, and stuffed her mouth with pan - 'These be the sort to oversee justice.
My father's steward, who came to us after old Giles Crookleg died, was ever a saucy varlet, and I know not why my father kept him, saving that he did oversee with great judgment.
I was sure that with definite plans to go by Perry could oversee the construction of an adequate flotilla.
Captain Oleson asked, pausing at the bottom of the steps on his way to oversee the disembarkation of the sick.
I pray, maister Skelton, late created poet-laureate in the university of Oxenford," says Caxton, "to oversee and correct this said book.
Nobody has much of a chance to go wrong in Avonlea with Rachel to oversee them.
It was my task to tally the pelts as they came aboard from the boats, to oversee the skinning and afterward the cleansing of the decks and bringing things ship-shape again.
It was quickly apparent to her that she could not adequately oversee the outside work and at the same time do the house work.
For this purpose I marked out several trees, which I thought fit for our work, and I set Friday and his father to cut them down; and then I caused the Spaniard, to whom I imparted my thoughts on that affair, to oversee and direct their work.