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su·per·vise

 (so͞o′pər-vīz′)
tr.v. su·per·vised, su·per·vis·ing, su·per·vis·es
To manage and direct; be in charge of: supervises twenty employees; supervised the construction of the new kitchen.

[Middle English *supervisen, from Medieval Latin supervidēre, supervīs- : Latin super-, super- + Latin vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]
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supervise

(ˈsuːpəˌvaɪz)
vb (tr)
1. to direct or oversee the performance or operation of
2. to watch over so as to maintain order, etc
[C16: from Medieval Latin supervidēre, from Latin super- + vidēre to see]
supervision n
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su•per•vise

(ˈsu pərˌvaɪz)

v.t. -vised, -vis•ing.
to watch over and direct (a process, work, workers, etc.); oversee; superintend.
[1580–90; < Medieval Latin supervīsus, past participle of supervidēre=super- super- + vidēre to see]
su`per•vi′sion (-ˈvɪʒ ən) n.
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supervise


Past participle: supervised
Gerund: supervising

Imperative
supervise
supervise
Present
I supervise
you supervise
he/she/it supervises
we supervise
you supervise
they supervise
Preterite
I supervised
you supervised
he/she/it supervised
we supervised
you supervised
they supervised
Present Continuous
I am supervising
you are supervising
he/she/it is supervising
we are supervising
you are supervising
they are supervising
Present Perfect
I have supervised
you have supervised
he/she/it has supervised
we have supervised
you have supervised
they have supervised
Past Continuous
I was supervising
you were supervising
he/she/it was supervising
we were supervising
you were supervising
they were supervising
Past Perfect
I had supervised
you had supervised
he/she/it had supervised
we had supervised
you had supervised
they had supervised
Future
I will supervise
you will supervise
he/she/it will supervise
we will supervise
you will supervise
they will supervise
Future Perfect
I will have supervised
you will have supervised
he/she/it will have supervised
we will have supervised
you will have supervised
they will have supervised
Future Continuous
I will be supervising
you will be supervising
he/she/it will be supervising
we will be supervising
you will be supervising
they will be supervising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supervising
you have been supervising
he/she/it has been supervising
we have been supervising
you have been supervising
they have been supervising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been supervising
you will have been supervising
he/she/it will have been supervising
we will have been supervising
you will have been supervising
they will have been supervising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been supervising
you had been supervising
he/she/it had been supervising
we had been supervising
you had been supervising
they had been supervising
Conditional
I would supervise
you would supervise
he/she/it would supervise
we would supervise
you would supervise
they would supervise
Past Conditional
I would have supervised
you would have supervised
he/she/it would have supervised
we would have supervised
you would have supervised
they would have supervised
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.supervise - watch and directsupervise - 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"
2.supervise - keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance; "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"
sleuth, snoop, spy, stag - watch, observe, or inquire secretly
observe - watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
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supervise

verb
1. observe, guide, monitor, oversee, keep an eye on He supervised and trained more than 400 volunteers.
2. oversee, run, manage, control, 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 One of his jobs was supervising the dining room.
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supervise

verb
1. To have charge of (the affairs of others):
2. To direct and watch over the work and performance of others:
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Translations
يُراقِب، يُناظِر، يُشْرِفيُشْرِفُ عَلى
dohlížetkontrolovat
føre tilsyn med
valvoa
nadgledati
stjórna, hafa umsjón meî
監督する
감독하다
kontrolētpārzinātuzraudzīt
nadzirati
övervaka
ตรวจตรา
denetlemekteftiş etmek
giám sát

supervise

[ˈsuːpəvaɪz] VT
1. [+ work, people] → supervisar
2. (Univ) [+ thesis] → dirigir
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supervise

[ˈsuːpərvaɪz] vt [+ children, workers] → surperviser; [+ game, examination] → superviser; [+ organization, work] → superviser
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supervise

vtbeaufsichtigen; work alsoüberwachen
viAufsicht führen, die Aufsicht haben
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supervise

[ˈsuːpəˌvaɪz] vt (person) → sorvegliare, vigilare; (work, organization, research) → soprintendere a
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supervise

(ˈsuːpəvaiz) verb
to direct, control or be in charge of (work, workers etc). She supervises the typists.
ˌsuperˈvision (-ˈviʒən) noun
the act or work of supervising or state of being supervised. The firm's accounts are under the personal supervision of the manager; These children should have more supervision.
ˈsupervisor noun
a person who supervises.
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supervise

يُشْرِفُ عَلى dohlížet føre tilsyn med beaufsichtigen εποπτέυω supervisar valvoa superviser nadgledati sorvegliare 監督する 감독하다 toezicht houden op veilede nadzorować supervisionar следить övervaka ตรวจตรา denetlemek giám sát 指导
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supervise

vt. supervisar, dirigir.
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Roger Chillingworth readily assented, and went on with his medical supervision of the minister; doing his best for him, in all good faith, but always quitting the patient's apartment, at the close of the professional interview, with a mysterious and puzzled smile upon his lips.
These are divided into tracts of about the same size, each tract being under the supervision of one or more government officers.
The superintendent who had supervision over the tele- graph operators on the railroad that went through Winesburg felt that way.
Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean Quaker bed, under the motherly supervision of Aunt Dorcas, who found him to the full as tractable a patient as a sick bison.
The Sunday-school children distributed themselves about the house and occupied pews with their par- ents, so as to be under supervision. Aunt Polly came, and Tom and Sid and Mary sat with her -- Tom being placed next the aisle, in order that he might be as far away from the open window and the seductive outside summer scenes as possible.
To think that my love lay helpless there in the hands of those wretches; and to think that her lover lay helpless here in the supervision of this vile virago!
For more than a week preparations were being made, rough drafts of letters to Nicholas from all the household were written and copied out, while under the supervision of the countess and the solicitude of the count, money and all things necessary for the uniform and equipment of the newly commissioned officer were collected.
Under these melancholy circumstances, the bailiff's employer did all that could be strictly expected of him, He hired an assistant to undertake the supervision of the farm work, and he permitted Dermody to occupy his cottage for the next three months.
In this room personal difficulties that arose on the ballroom floor were settled, man to man, with the weapons of nature, under the supervision of the board.
We have no machines, no good stock, no efficient supervision; we don't even know how to keep accounts.
Now the theory of private schools is (or was) constant supervision out of school--therein differing fundamentally from that of public schools.
Razumov was finding that no way of life was possible to him, Councillor Mikulin's discreet abilities were rewarded by a very responsible post--nothing less than the direction of the general police supervision over Europe.

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