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Synonyms for oversight
ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪtover·sight

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. oversight

    A person may look over a matter in order to survey it carefully in its entirety, or he may look over it with no attention to the thing itself because his gaze and thought are concentrated on something beyond; oversight has thus two contrasted senses, in the latter sense denoting inadvertent error or omission, and in the former denoting watchful supervision, commonly implying constant personal presence; superintendence requires only so much of presence or communication as to know that the superintendent's wishes are carried out; the superintendent of a railroad will personally oversee very few of its operations; the railroad company has supreme direction of all its affairs without superintendence or oversight. Control is used chiefly with reference to restraint or the power of restraint; a good horseman has a restless horse under perfect control; there is no high character without self-control. Surveillance is an invidious term signifying watching with something of suspicion. Compare CARE; NEGLECT.

    care, charge, command, control, direction, inspection, management, superintendence, supervision, surveillance, watch, watchfulness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. oversight

    error, omission, mistake, neglect, slip, inadvertence, inspection, superintendence

    scrutiny, correction, emendation, attention, mark, notice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oversight, inadvertencenoun

    an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something

    supervision, unmindfulness, superintendence, supervising, inadvertence, inadvertency, heedlessness, lapse

  2. supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversightnoun

    management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

    supervision, superintendence, supervising, lapse, inadvertence

  3. oversight, lapsenoun

    a mistake resulting from inattention

    supervision, reverting, superintendence, relapse, supervising, reversion, inadvertence, relapsing, lapsing, lapse, backsliding

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. oversightnoun

    superintendence, control, direction, management, supervision, inspection, charge, care, SURVEILLANCE

  2. oversightnoun

    error, blunder, mistake, slip, trip, lapse, miss, inadvertency

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. oversightnoun

    superintendence, supervision, care, inspection, surveillance, control, charge, overlooking, connivance, omission, failure, inadvertence, default, inattention, lapse

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  1. James Comer:

    President Biden created this crisis by announcing to the world he wants to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants and by rolling back deterrent policies aimed at curbing illegal immigration, it’s past time Oversight Democrats hold this administration accountable for the humanitarian and national security crisis unfolding at the border.

  2. Jose Medina:

    I am extremely concerned about the lack of oversight the state of California currently has in monitoring private and home schools, i have been in conversation with the Riverside County Office of Education, which agrees that we need to do more to protect our students and validate that they are in safe learning environments.

  3. Dave Joyce:

    When picking Jim for Oversight, I thought he was crazy. I told him that, but he said,' Bring people in.'.

  4. Mycle Schneider:

    The regulator is the guarantor for the population, not the manufacturers or the utilities, and it is failing, the first level where the NRA is failing is every single day in their oversight of Fukushima.

  5. Sandeep Shastri:

    In an age where you have a lot of private players providing public service, you need regulatory mechanisms in place from the state, uber should not become a mask to hide the failure of the government and other oversight mechanisms.

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