Definitions for overseer
ˈoʊ vərˌsi ər, -ˌsɪərover·seer
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a person who directs and manages an organization
One who oversees or supervises. A supervisor.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from oversee.
There are in the world certain voluntary overseers of all books, whose censure, in this respect, would fall sharp on us. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 31.
Jehiel and Azariah were overseers under Cononiah. 2 Chron. xxxi. 13.
To entertain a guest, with what a care
Wou’d he his houshold ornaments prepare;
Harrass his servants, and as o’erseer stand,
To keep them working with a threat’ning wand.
Clean all my plate, he cries. John Dryden.
The church-wardens and overseers of the poor might find it possible to discharge their duties, whereas now in the greater out-parishes many of the poorer parishioners, through neglect, do perish for want of some heedful eye to overlook them. John Graunt, Bills of Mort.
Rob Overseer is an English DJ/producer, born in Leeds whose works have been included in soundtracks for Animatrix, Snatch, Any Given Sunday and The Girl Next Door, as well as video games like Gran Turismo 3, Need for Speed: Underground, SSX 3, NFL Gameday 2004, several Matchstick Productions ski films, and Stuntman, among others. His songs are also frequently used in TV commercials such as Hairdo for Vodafone which featured his song Velocity Shift or the Endeavor commercial for Mitsubishi, which featured Horndog. Also, the MTV show Maui Fever features his single Horndog in the opening credits. Overseer also records with singer/songwriter Rachael Gray. They first worked together on the track "Sparks" which appeared on the Overseer album "Wreckage" on the Columbia label. Following the success of Sparks, work began on a full album project under the name Kanute. Also, former UFC fighter Ken Shamrock used Rob's "Slayed" as his entrance theme on his last two fights. In addition, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua used this song as his entrance song for UFC 76 as well as Keith Jardine for UFC 89. Overseer's style is most frequently described as Big Beat.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
An officer in the ordnance department, who superintends the artificers in the construction of works, etc. He is also called a superintendent.
A person with the role, responsibility to direct and manage.
The project overseer did a very efficient and effective job.
Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020
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The numerical value of overseer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of overseer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Since there is no other attestation of an Amenemhat scribe of the house of the overseer of sealed items, we dont know anything else about him, including where he was buried.
When Blacks were brought here as slaves, they could not sing and tell stories about Whites who were oppressing them, so, they turned them into monsters. A White master or overseer who heard it wouldn't recognize it.
Gen. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, in the meantime, stood by, and frequently enjoined( a county constable) to lay it on well, an injunction which he did not fail to heed ; not satisfied with simply lacerating our naked flesh, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee then ordered the overseer to thoroughly wash our backs with brine, which was done.
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- Aufseher, AufseherinGerman
- επιστάτης, εργοδηγός, επόπτης, επιτηρητήςGreek
- työnjohtaja, valvojaFinnish
- contremaître, chefFrench
- feighlí, maorIrish
- надсмо́трщица, надзира́тельница, надсмо́трщик, надзира́тельRussian
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