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oversaw

verb
past tense of oversee

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1 to look after and make decisions about
  • will oversee the new manufacturing division

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2 to be in charge of
  • looking for someone to oversee the project from start to finish

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3 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • oversee the household until Dad gets home

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4 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • her job was to oversee each and every dish before it left the kitchen and was served to a customer

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  • glanced (at or over)
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“Oversaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oversaw. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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