verb (used with object), o·ver·saw, o·ver·seen, o·ver·see·ing.
Examples from the Web for overseeing
If hate-speech becomes a crime, she may be in charge of overseeing the police that enforce the law.For Top Pols In Japan Crime Doesn’t Pay, But Hate Crime Does|Jake Adelstein, Angela Erika Kubo|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How long can you keep writing every episode and overseeing a series all by yourself?Nic Pizzolatto: ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Set in California with Four Leads|Andrew Romano|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under the accord, the OSCE is tasked with overseeing the disarmament of militants and their evacuation from occupied buildings.Deadly Shootout in Ukraine Raises Fears of Russian Invasion|Jamie Dettmer|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, he is partly responsible for overseeing a staff of 29 teachers in Bab al-Salameh.Millions of Refugees from Syria’s War Are Clinging to Life In Toxic Conditions|Christopher Looney|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet Medrano would never be punished for overseeing such horrors.Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol?|Olivia Nuzzi|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mate would be there, overseeing the job whatever it might be.Gordon Craig|Randall Parrish
While you are overseeing the work in the smaller cities John can look after the capital.Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!|Warner Van Lorne
Saxton was working outside the store, overseeing the unloading of some wagons.Plain Mary Smith|Henry Wallace Phillips
While this work was progressing David devoted his time to finishing the new buildings and overseeing the boys at work.South and South Central Africa|H. Frances Davidson
Refreshing my memory as to the French grammar, and overseeing the works.
British Dictionary definitions for overseeing
verb -sees, -seeing, -saw or -seen (tr)
Word Origin and History for overseeing
Old English oferseon "to look down upon, keep watch over, survey, observe;" see over + see (v.). Meaning "to supervise" is attested from mid-15c. The verb lacks the double sense of similar overlook, but this emerges in the noun form oversight. Related: Oversaw; overseen.