[ soo-per-vahyz ]
/ ˈsu pərˌvaɪz /
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verb (used with object), su·per·vised, su·per·vis·ing.
to oversee (a process, work, workers, etc.) during execution or performance; superintend; have the oversight and direction of.
OTHER WORDS FOR supervise
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Origin of supervise
OTHER WORDS FROM supervise
non·su·per·vis·ing, adjectivepre·su·per·vise, verb (used with object), pre·su·per·vised, pre·su·per·vis·ing.qua·si-su·per·vised, adjectiveun·su·per·vised, adjective
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How to use supervise in a sentence
That got him six months, with five years’ supervised probation.The Accidental Attempted Murder|Eugene Robinson|September 2, 2020|Ozy
Here in San Diego, Union-Tribune reporter Josh Emerson Smith laid out why he decided to take emergency leave to supervise his young kids’ schooling – in short, his family didn’t see many other options.What We Learned This Week|Sara Libby|August 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The Jewish Community Center, for instance, plans to offer a full-day camp, where adults will supervise students in their online learning in small groups.For Now, New School-Like Day Camps Won’t Be Allowed in the Fall|Will Huntsberry|August 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Three main deep learning approaches are supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning.DeepMind’s Newest AI Programs Itself to Make All the Right Decisions|Jason Dorrier|July 26, 2020|Singularity Hub
The family fled Monterrey to Tijuana, hoping it would be safer, said Luis Gonzalez, Jewish Family Service’s supervising immigration attorney.Border Patrol Sent a Newborn U.S. Citizen to Mexico|Maya Srikrishnan|July 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
British Dictionary definitions for supervise
/ (ˈsuːpəˌvaɪz) /
to direct or oversee the performance or operation of
to watch over so as to maintain order, etc
Derived forms of supervisesupervision (ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒən), noun
Word Origin for supervise
C16: from Medieval Latin supervidēre, from Latin super- + vidēre to see
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