Definition of Superintend

1. Verb. Watch and direct. "Who is overseeing this project?"




Definition of Superintend

1. v. t. To have or exercise the charge and oversight of; to oversee with the power of direction; to take care of with authority; to supervise; as, an officer superintends the building of a ship or the construction of a fort.

Definition of Superintend

1. Verb. To oversee the work of others; to supervise. ¹

2. Verb. To administer the affairs of something or someone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superintend

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superintend

superinstitution
superinstitutions
superinsulated
superinsulation
superinsulator
superinsulators
superintegrabilities
superintegrability
superintegrable
superintellect
superintellects
superintellectual
superintelligence
superintelligences
superintelligent
superintend (current term)
superintendant
superintended
superintendence
superintendency
superintendent
superintendents
superintender
superintenders
superintending
superintending control
superintends
superintensity
superintensive
superinteresting

Literary usage of Superintend

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1903)
"In the note to the page last mentioned It Is said, "His duty Is to draw plans, make out specifications, and generally superintend the execution of the work. ..."

2. Commentaries Upon International Law by Robert Phillimore (1855)
"General observations as to the right of the State to superintend, within its territorial limits, all religious doctrines taught, and the teachers of ..."

3. Commentaries Upon International Law by Robert Phillimore (1855)
"General observations as to the right of the State to superintend, within its territorial limits, all religious doctrines taught, and the teachers of them. ..."

4. The Bookman (1903)
"any alterations and corrections he thought proper, and requesting that he superintend their publication in England. One letter came from the South asking an ..."

5. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"Having been appointed by the Convention to superintend the correct printing of the Constitution, etc., I hereby certify that I have carefully compared the ..."

6. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1847)
"... a flying seal for General Glover, directing him to repair immediately to Springfield,* and superintend forwarding the drafts from Massachusetts Bay. ..."

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