Synonyms and Antonyms of supervise

  1. 1 to be in charge of for each sailboat an experienced hand is assigned to supervise a novice seaman Synonyms captain, handle, head, overlook, oversee, quarterback, superintend, bossRelated Words administer, command, control, direct, guide, manage, order, run, shepherd, show, steer; monitor, preside (over); govern, reign, rule

  2. 2 to look after and make decisions about supervises all the affairs of the athletic club, including hiring someone to run the summer tennis camp Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, conduct, tendRelated Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage

  3. 3 to take charge of especially on behalf of another we need someone to supervise the construction project while the foreman is in the hospital Synonyms attend, care (for), mind, oversee, superintend, {h,2}tend, 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

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