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supervise

su·per·vise

supervise

 
 
pronunciation:
su pr vaIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: supervised, supervises, supervising
definition: to direct or oversee (employees, machines, or the like) during an activity or performance of a task; superintend.
The head chef supervises the assistant chefs and all the other kitchen staff.The Red Cross workers supervised the distribution of the food supplies.Another teacher is needed to supervise the children on the field trip.
synonyms:
boss, manage, oversee, superintend
similar words:
administer, administrate, care, command, direct, guide, handle, head, monitor, operate, orchestrate, quarterback, regulate, run, tutor
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