oversee, supervise, superintend, manage(verb)
watch and direct
"Who is overseeing this project?"
To see unintentionally or unexpectedly; -- the visual analogy to overhear.
Origin: [AS. oferson to survey, to despise. See Over, and See.]
To survey, look at something in a wide angle.
To supervise, guide, review or direct the actions of a person or group.
It is congress's duty to oversee the spending of federal funds.
To inspect, examine
Gamekeepers oversee a hunting ground to see to the wildlife's welfare and look for poachers.
To fail to see; to overlook, ignore.
To observe secretly or unintentionally.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-sē′, v.t. to see or look over, to superintend.—n. Oversē′er, one who oversees: a superintendent: an officer who has the care of the poor, and other duties, such as making out lists of voters, of persons who have not paid rates, &c.: one who manages a plantation of slaves: (obs.) a critic.—Overseers of the poor, officers in England who manage the poor-rate.—Be overseen (obs.), to be deceived: to be fuddled.
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The numerical value of oversee in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of oversee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The ministry couldn't manage everything so it wants lower levels to help them oversee things.
There was a need to better oversee the clinical trial. We are in the process of doing that, and today everything is back to normal.
We have to give more tools to our folks to be able to do that, not fewer and then trust those people and oversee them to do it the right way.
As you know, there has been a lot of changes at Coty over the past 12 to 18 months ... so the board asked me to stay to oversee the transaction.
It makes some good sense to put somebody at a high level of government that could help to oversee and coordinate, that might well be an idea that we should implement.
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