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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group;
[syn: supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supervise \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. [1913 Webster] 2. To look over so as to read; to peruse. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Superintend. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

supervising n 1: management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group [syn: supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight]