supervise

[soo-per-vahyz]
verb (used with object), supervised, supervising.
to oversee (a process, work, workers, etc.) during execution or performance; superintend; have the oversight and direction of.

Origin:
1580–90; < Medieval Latin supervīsus (past participle of supervidēre to oversee), equivalent to super- super- + vid-, stem of vidēre to see + -tus past participle suffix, with dt > s; see vision, wit2

nonsupervising, adjective
presupervise, verb (used with object), presupervised, presupervising.
quasi-supervised, adjective
unsupervised, adjective
well-supervised, adjective


manage, direct, control, guide.
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supervise (ˈsuːpəˌvaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to direct or oversee the performance or operation of
2.  to watch over so as to maintain order, etc
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin supervidēre, from Latin super- + vidēre to see]
 
supervision
 
n

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supervise
1588, "to look over," from M.L. supervisus, pp. of supervidere "oversee, inspect," from L. super "over" (see super-) + videre "see" (see vision). Meaning "to oversee and superintend the work or performance of others" is attested from c.1645; supervisor
in this sense of "one who inspects and directs the work of others" is first recorded 1454.
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Example sentences
Being on campus is essential for people in natural sciences as they have lab
  experiments to run and/or to supervise.
Now many companies are seeking to insure that their middle managers and the
  workers those managers supervise are also motivated.
Supervise the research of master's and doctoral students.
There are plans for some to remain, to supervise engineering work and prepare
  for future training.
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