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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. Steven Rhodes:

    Chapter 9 provides a focus, a mechanism, an urgency, and a supervision that's lacking without it.

  2. Marissa Addison:

    My child, poor baby. Two years old, by himself – like where is the supervision?

  3. Barack Obama:

    What Washington needs is adult supervision.

  4. Peter Anthamatten:

    What the authors can claim is that they observe meaningful difference on their playgrounds with the program (equipment and supervision) but they cannot say which part of the program makes the difference.

  5. Jeff Sessions:

    No one is above supervision.


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