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Synonyms for oversight
ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oversight, inadvertence(noun)

    an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something

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

  2. supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight(noun)

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

    supervision, superintendence, supervising, lapse, inadvertence

  3. oversight, lapse(noun)

    a mistake resulting from inattention

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. oversight(n.)

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

  2. oversight(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. oversight(n)

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

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  1. Kristina Moore:

    Dropping the member requirement will give much more power to staff investigators in different committees, which will lead to increasingly dispersed and now unsupervised authority for investigations, this change to the House rules represents a further expansion of the majority's oversight and investigations targets, for which everyone in the private sector needs to prepare.

  2. Phil Derner:

    None of Daallo Airlines would ever affect my decision, my feeling of safety comes down to my level of trust for that nation’s infrastructure and oversight.

  3. Alex Neve:

    It is beyond unconscionable now that there continues to be no independent oversight of Canada's immigration detention facilities, the growing number of deaths in Canadian immigration custody makes it clear that there is a terrible human cost.

  4. Christopher Grundler:

    We are permanently changing the oversight system, we are integrating new tests and evaluations that we will be applying to both production vehicles and pre-production vehicles, as well as in-use vehicles.

  5. Frank Kendall:

    It's a team sport, we need to have government participation and oversight and insight.

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