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SUPERVISE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does supervise mean? 

SUPERVISE (verb)
  The verb SUPERVISE has 2 senses:

1. watch and direct
2. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

  Familiarity information: SUPERVISE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUPERVISE (verb)


Sense 1supervise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Watch and direct

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

oversee; superintend; supervise; manage

Context example:

Who is overseeing this project?

Hypernyms (to "supervise" is one way to...):

administer; administrate (work in an administrative capacity; supervise)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "supervise"):

build (order, supervise, or finance the construction of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2supervise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

monitor; ride herd on; supervise

Hypernyms (to "supervise" is one way to...):

observe (watch attentively)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "supervise"):

sleuth; snoop; spy; stag (watch, observe, or inquire secretly)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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