Synonyms and Antonyms of superintendence

  1. 1 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something under her lax superintendence the company eventually went bankrupt Synonyms administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, conduct, superintendency, supervisionRelated Words generalship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement

  2. 2 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control the superintendence of the local music festival is handled jointly by the city and the county Synonyms care, charge, guidance, headship, oversight, regulation, stewardship, supervision, superintendency, surveillanceRelated Words monitoring, observance, observation, 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

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