Synonyms and Antonyms of oversight
the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
- oversight of the club's fund-raising activities
administration, care, charge, conduct, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervision
generalship, leadership, rulership
aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward
engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation
coadministration, codirection, comanagement
an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy
- Claiming "three billion" instead of "three million" was just an oversight.
blunder, bobble, boo-boo, brick, clinker, error, fault, flub, fluff, fumble, gaff, gaffe, goof, inaccuracy, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, screwup, slip, slipup, stumble, trip
bloomer, blooper, boner, howler, pratfall
misapprehension, miscalculation, miscomprehension, misconception, misconstruction, miscue, misdescription, misimpression, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misstatement, misunderstanding
the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control
- You'll have oversight of the troop until the scoutmaster returns.
monitoring, observance, observing, policing
administration, control, direction, generalship, hand(s), management, running
leadership, piloting, shepherding, steering
government, reign, rule
aegis (also egis), auspices, guardianship, protection, trusteeship, tutelage
the nonperformance of an assigned or expected action
- Failing to lock the car can be an expensive oversight if it gets stolen.