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su·per·in·tend

 (so͞o′pər-ĭn-tĕnd′, so͞o′prĭn-)
tr.v. su·per·in·tend·ed, su·per·in·tend·ing, su·per·in·tends
To oversee and manage; supervise.

[Late Latin superintendere : Latin super-, super- + Latin intendere, to direct one's attention to; see intend.]

su′per·in·ten′dence n.

superintend

(ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛnd; ˌsuːprɪn-)
vb
to undertake the direction or supervision (of); manage
[C17: from Church Latin superintendere, from Latin super- + intendere to give attention to]
ˌsuperinˈtendence n

su•per•in•tend

(ˌsu pər ɪnˈtɛnd, ˌsu prɪn-)

v.t.
1. to oversee and direct (work, processes, etc.).
2. to exercise supervision over (an institution, district, place, etc.).
[1605–15; < Late Latin superintendere. See super-, intend]

superintend


Past participle: superintended
Gerund: superintending

Imperative
superintend
superintend
Present
I superintend
you superintend
he/she/it superintends
we superintend
you superintend
they superintend
Preterite
I superintended
you superintended
he/she/it superintended
we superintended
you superintended
they superintended
Present Continuous
I am superintending
you are superintending
he/she/it is superintending
we are superintending
you are superintending
they are superintending
Present Perfect
I have superintended
you have superintended
he/she/it has superintended
we have superintended
you have superintended
they have superintended
Past Continuous
I was superintending
you were superintending
he/she/it was superintending
we were superintending
you were superintending
they were superintending
Past Perfect
I had superintended
you had superintended
he/she/it had superintended
we had superintended
you had superintended
they had superintended
Future
I will superintend
you will superintend
he/she/it will superintend
we will superintend
you will superintend
they will superintend
Future Perfect
I will have superintended
you will have superintended
he/she/it will have superintended
we will have superintended
you will have superintended
they will have superintended
Future Continuous
I will be superintending
you will be superintending
he/she/it will be superintending
we will be superintending
you will be superintending
they will be superintending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been superintending
you have been superintending
he/she/it has been superintending
we have been superintending
you have been superintending
they have been superintending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been superintending
you will have been superintending
he/she/it will have been superintending
we will have been superintending
you will have been superintending
they will have been superintending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been superintending
you had been superintending
he/she/it had been superintending
we had been superintending
you had been superintending
they had been superintending
Conditional
I would superintend
you would superintend
he/she/it would superintend
we would superintend
you would superintend
they would superintend
Past Conditional
I would have superintended
you would have superintended
he/she/it would have superintended
we would have superintended
you would have superintended
they would have superintended
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.superintend - watch and directsuperintend - 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"

superintend

verb supervise, run, oversee, control, manage, direct, handle, look after, overlook, administer, inspect During the interval, he superintended a prize draw.

superintend

verb
1. To have charge of (the affairs of others):
2. To direct and watch over the work and performance of others:
Translations
يُراقِب، يُناظِر
bdítvést
have opsyn med
hafa umsjón meî
vyresnysis inspektorius
pārraudzītuzraudzīt

superintend

[ˌsuːpərɪnˈtend] VTsupervisar

superintend

[ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛnd] vtsurveiller

superintend

superintend

[ˌsuːprɪnˈtɛnd] vt (work, shop, department) → dirigere, soprintendere; (exam) → sorvegliare, vigilare; (production) → controllare; (counting of votes) → presiedere a

superintend

(suːpərinˈtend) verb
to supervise. An adult should be present to superintend the children's activities.
ˌsuperinˈtendence noun
He placed his estate under the superintendence of a manager.
ˌsuperinˈtendent noun
1. a person who superintends something, or is in charge of an institution, building etc. the superintendent of a hospital.
2. (abbreviation super ; often abbreviated to Supt when written) a police officer of the rank above chief inspector.
References in classic literature ?
There are so great numbers of elephants in Abyssinia that in one evening we met three hundred of them in three troops: as they filled up the whole way, we were in great perplexity a long time what measures to take; at length, having implored the protection of that Providence that superintends the whole creation, we went forwards through the midst of them without any injury.
In his marine capacity he is admiral-general, and superintends and directs every thing relative to naval forces and other naval affairs; presides in the admiralties in person or by proxy; appoints lieutenant-admirals and other officers; and establishes councils of war, whose sentences are not executed till he approves them.
As a company of men competent to superintend the direction of a country at war, you must permit me to say that I consider you have done well in placing certain matters in our hands, and that you will do better still not to interfere.