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Synonyms for supervision
-ˈvɪʒ ənsu·per·vi·sion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. supervision

    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.

    Synonyms:
    care, charge, command, control, direction, inspection, management, oversight, superintendence, surveillance, watch, watchfulness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversightnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    superintendence, supervising, oversight, lapse, inadvertence

Editors Contribution

  1. surveilance

    watch or kept over a person

    in grocery store there are always supervision

    Submitted by acronimous on September 18, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. supervisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    SUPERINTENDENCE

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How to use supervision in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A hard worker does his duty with sincerity even without the supervision, but the malingerer shirks his responsibility even if he is kept round the clock under the surveillance camera observation in an organization.

  2. Zhu Guangyao:

    There is a mismatch for supervision, and that is a real challenge, after the big up and the big down we saw, we need to learn from other countries, mature stock markets including the U.S. and U.K.

  3. Chris Gautz:

    He did not want to be on parole, he wanted to wait and just walk out completely free from supervision in September.

  4. Mustafa Alani:

    Mohammed bin Salman can grow into the job under Mohammed bin Nayef's supervision.

  5. Yasmin Fahimi:

    The chancellery's supervision of the BND was a total failure, it's responsible to make sure the intelligence agency behaves.

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