Synonyms and Antonyms of oversee

  1. 1 to look after and make decisions about will oversee the new manufacturing division Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, conduct, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tendRelated Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage

  2. 2 to be in charge of looking for someone to oversee the project from start to finish Synonyms captain, handle, head, overlook, boss, quarterback, superintend, superviseRelated Words administer, command, control, direct, guide, manage, order, run, shepherd, show, steer; monitor, preside (over); govern, reign, rule

  3. 3 to take charge of especially on behalf of another oversee the household until Dad gets home Synonyms attend, care (for), mind, {h,2}tend, superintend, supervise, 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

  4. 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 Synonyms audit, check (out), con, examine, overlook, inspect, review, scan, scrutinize, survey, viewRelated Words notice, observe, watch; comb, peruse, pore (over); analyze, dissect, parse; delve (into), explore, investigate, plumb, probe, research, study; categorize, classify; pick over; reinspect, rereview, resurveyNear Antonyms skim; glance (at or over); miss, overlook

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