What does oversee mean?

Definitions for oversee
ˌoʊ vərˈsiover·see

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oversee, supervise, superintend, manageverb

    watch and direct

    "Who is overseeing this project?"

GCIDE

  1. Overseeverb

    To see unintentionally or unexpectedly; -- the visual analogy to overhear.

Wiktionary

  1. overseeverb

    To survey, look at something in a wide angle.

  2. overseeverb

    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.

  3. overseeverb

    To inspect, examine

    Gamekeepers oversee a hunting ground to see to the wildlife's welfare and look for poachers.

  4. overseeverb

    To fail to see; to overlook, ignore.

  5. overseeverb

    To observe secretly or unintentionally.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Overseeverb

    Etymology: over and see.

    He had charge my discipline to frame,
    And tutors nouriture to oversee. Fairy Queen.

    She without noise will oversee
    His children and his family. Dryden.

    I who resolve to oversee
    No lucky opportunity,
    Will go to council to advise
    Which way t’ encounter, or surprise. Hud. p. iii.

ChatGPT

  1. oversee

    To oversee means to supervise, manage, or watch over a task, project, or group of people, ensuring everything is done correctly, efficiently, and according to plan. It involves monitoring progress, giving guidance and direction, and making necessary decisions or adjustments.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oversee

    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.

CrunchBase

  1. Oversee

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Editors Contribution

  1. oversee

    To review or direct.

    They did oversee the project and knew the team would succeed.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversee in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of oversee in a Sentence

  1. Fabien Levy:

    After multiple women made accusations that Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed them, the governor himself requested that Attorney General James oversee an independent investigation, the independent investigators selected are widely respected professionals, recognized for their legal and investigatory ability. To attack this investigation andattempt to undermine and politicize this process takes away from the bravery displayed by these women. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  2. Mark Milley:

    I think it's best that I reserve my comments on the record until I do that in front of the lawmakers who have the lawful responsibility to oversee the U.S. military, i'll go into any level of detail Congress wants to go into in a couple of weeks.

  3. Dwight Eisenhower:

    Gen. Cavoli will oversee some of the biggest military posture changes in Europe since World War II. Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February, the Pentagon has deployed or extended deployments for over 20,000 U.S. troops in Europe. The U.S. now has more than 100,000 troops based in Europe. And soon the 40,000-member NATO Ready Force will be increased to 300,000 NATO troops. US DEFENDS SENDING AIRCRAFT THROUGH TAIWAN STRAIT AS CHINA GROWS INCREASINGLY AGGRESSIVE.

  4. Fabien Levy:

    After multiple women made accusations that Governor Cuomo sexually harassed them, the governor, himself, requested that Attorney General James oversee an independent investigation, the independent investigators selected are widely respected professionals, recognized for their legal and investigatory ability. To attack this investigation andattempt to undermine and politicize this process takes away from the bravery displayed by these women. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  5. Simeon Kwizera:

    Operations are being conducted by technical people, the police is there to oversee only and make sure that all operations are being conducted in a safe way.

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Translations for oversee

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  • managen, überblicken, beaufsichtigen, überwachen, leitenGerman
  • επιβλέπωGreek
  • valvoa, tarkkailla, nähdäFinnish
  • superviserFrench
  • לְפַקֵחַHebrew
  • overschouwen, overzien, bekijkenDutch
  • обозреватьRussian
  • mbikëqyrAlbanian
  • izlemek, bakmak, yönetmek, gözetmek, kontrol etmek, idare etmek, denetlemekTurkish

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