Definitions for: Supervise

[v] keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
[v] watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?"

Webster (1913) Definition: Su`per*vise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supervised; p.
pr. & vb. n. Supervising.] [Pref. super- + L. visere to
look at attentively, to view, surely, intens. from videre,
visum, to see. Cf. Survise, and Survey.]
1. To oversee for direction; to superintend; to inspect with
authority; as, to supervise the construction of a steam
engine, or the printing of a book.

2. To look over so as to read; to peruse. [Obs.] --Shak.

Syn: See Superintend.

Su`per*vise", n.
Supervision; inspection. [Obs.]

Synonyms: manage, monitor, oversee, ride herd on, superintend

See Also: administer, administrate, build, observe, sleuth, snoop, spy, stag

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