verb (used with object)
Origin of superintend
Examples from the Web for superintend
I'll tell you,—why not let me come over for an hour right after luncheon and superintend?A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband|Louise Bennett Weaver
The Czar feared to leave them in power to superintend the actual execution of the law which they had inspired.History of Modern Europe 1972-1878|C. A. Fyffe
How can you superintend, I told him, what you don't know yourself?Beechcroft at Rockstone|Charlotte M. Yonge
He might superintend the rigging under the direction of Sir Evelyn.The Smuggler's Cave|George A. Birmingham
Madame Roland frequently retired to the library to write letters to her friends or to superintend the lessons of Eudora.
Word Origin for superintend
1610s, from Church Latin superintendere (see superintendent). Related: Superintended; superintending.