Synonyms and Antonyms of superintendency

  1. 1 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control superintendency of the polling places is largely carried out by retired citizens Synonyms care, charge, guidance, headship, oversight, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, supervision, 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

  2. 2 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something currently a faculty member is needed for superintendency of the program Synonyms administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, conduct, 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

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