Oversee

Definition of Oversee

O`ver`see´
v. t.1.
[imp. Oversaw ; p. p. Overseen ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overseeing.]
1.To superintend; to watch over; to direct; to look or see after; to overlook{2}.
2.To omit or neglect seeing; to overlook{5}.
3.To see unintentionally or unexpectedly; - the visual analogy to overhear.
v. i.1.To see too or too much; hence, to be deceived.
The most expert gamesters may sometimes oversee.
- Fuller.
Your partiality to me is much overseen, if you think me fit to correct your Latin.
- Walpole.

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chaperon, control, handle, keep in order, manipulate, overlook, quarterback, ride herd on, stand over, supervise, survey, take care of, watch over
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