Definition of Superintendence

1. Noun. Management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group.

Exact synonyms: Oversight, Supervising, Supervision
Generic synonyms: Direction, Management
Specialized synonyms: Invigilation
Derivative terms: Superintend, Supervise, Supervise, Supervise



Definition of Superintendence

1. n. The act of superintending; care and oversight for the purpose of direction; supervision.

Definition of Superintendence

1. Noun. The act of superintending; supervision ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superintendence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superintendence

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superintendence (current term)
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superinvariants
superion

Literary usage of Superintendence

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1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"It appears to have been originally under tie superintendence of Pisa, in the neighbourhood of which Olympia was situated, and accordingly we find in the ..."

2. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1830)
"But, while this indisputable truth leads us necessarily to infer that a like superintendence to that which is over the whole acts likewise respecting all ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"The word "superintendence" seems properly to Imply the exercise of some authority or control over the person or thing subjected to oversight; hence, ..."

4. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"France cannot claim for her consuls, either by treaty or custom, such a superintendence. They can be permitted to enjoy such legitimate functions only as ..."

5. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1862)
"Reduced and Printed under the superintendence of the Rev. R. Main, MA, Radcliffe Observer. Vol. xix. Published by order of the ..."

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