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supervise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of supervise

  1. 1 to be in charge of <for each sailboat an experienced hand is assigned to supervise a novice seaman> Synonyms captain, handle, head, overlook, oversee, quarterback, superintend, bossRelated Words administer, command, control, direct, guide, manage, order, run, shepherd, show, steer; monitor, preside (over); govern, reign, rule

  2. 2 to look after and make decisions about <supervises all the affairs of the athletic club, including hiring someone to run the summer tennis camp> Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, conduct, tendRelated Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage

  3. 3 to take charge of especially on behalf of another <we need someone to supervise the construction project while the foreman is in the hospital> Synonyms attend, care (for), mind, oversee, superintend, {h,2}tend, watchRelated Words administrate, conduct, control, direct, govern, guide, manage, operate, preside (over), regulate, run, steward; guard, patrol, protect, safeguard, shield; baby, babysit, chaperone (or chaperon), mother, shepherdNear Antonyms abandon, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, pass over





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