Examples of supervise in a sentence
The builder supervised the construction of the house.
She supervises a staff of 30 workers.
Origin and Etymology of supervise
Medieval Latin supervisus, past participle of supervidēre, from Latin super- + vidēre to see — more at wit
First Known Use: circa 1645
SUPERVISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of supervise for English Language Learners
: to be in charge of (someone or something) : to watch and direct (someone or something)
SUPERVISE Defined for Kids
Definition of supervise for Students
: to coordinate and direct the activities of Who will supervise the workers while you are away?
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