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superintend

[soo-per-in-tend, soo-prin-] /ˌsu pər ɪnˈtɛnd, ˌsu prɪn-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to oversee and direct (work, processes, etc.).
2.
to exercise supervision over (an institution, district, place, etc.).
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Late Latin superintendere. See super-, intend
Synonyms
supervise, manage, conduct, run; control.
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British Dictionary definitions for super intend

superintend

/ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛnd; ˌsuːprɪn-/
verb
1.
to undertake the direction or supervision (of); manage
Derived Forms
superintendence, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Church Latin superintendere, from Latin super- + intendere to give attention to
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Word Origin and History for super intend

superintend

v.

1610s, from Church Latin superintendere (see superintendent). Related: Superintended; superintending.

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