Examples of oversee in a Sentence
He was hired to oversee design and construction of the new facility.
will oversee the new manufacturing division
Recent Examples of oversee from the Web
In a notable changing of the guard, Gibbs was succeeded by Edward Felsenthal, who emerged as a key lieutenant after joining Time in 2013 to oversee the publication’s digital presence, which has expanded significantly under his watch.
The last deal, signed in 2011, let the lottery’s two biggest vendors form a firm to oversee the lottery, then subcontract much of the work back to the vendors.
Officials with the Porter County Sheriff's Department, which oversees the squad, said it's been called out more times so far this year than in the previous three years.
However, preparations are being made in case the order should come down from U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), which oversees the nation's nuclear forces, or U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM), charged with defending the North American continent.
Their agencies referred questions to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which oversaw the research.
This ultimately led to the Justice Department appointing former FBI director Robert Mueller to oversee the investigation.
But the physician who had delivered Langston and was overseeing Kira's care didn't return to her bedside until 8:47 P.M. At 10:55 P.M., a nurse reportedly notified the doctors that Kira's blood pressure had plummeted.
The Department for Children and Families, which oversees the state’s privatized foster care system, noted that the number was not unusual and amounted to about 1 percent of children in the system.
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First Known Use of oversee
before 12th century
Synonymsadminister, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, conduct, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tend
Related Wordscare (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage
Near Antonymsabandon, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, pass over
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