superintend


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Synonyms for superintend

Synonyms for superintend

to have charge of (the affairs of others)

to direct and watch over the work and performance of others

Synonyms for superintend

watch and direct

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He had married a woman of sense, and now reaped the richest blessing of such a connexion in her ability to superintend the education of her daughter.
There should always be one steady head to superintend so many young ones.
These were called agents, and were personages of great weight and importance; the other partners took their stations at the interior posts, where they remained throughout the winter, to superintend the intercourse with the various tribes of Indians.
He was quite willing to receive Richard into his house and to superintend his studies, and as it seemed that those could be pursued advantageously under Mr.
Leaving Good to superintend the arrangement of our little camp, I took Sir Henry with me, and walking to the top of the slope opposite, we gazed across the desert.
I want to get up and superintend, and walk round with my hands in my pockets, and tell him what to do.
I am often asked how it is possible for me to superintend the work at Tuskegee and at the same time be so much away from the school.
Round them gathered a group of ladies with pieces of needlework, or in default of needlework, with novels, to superintend the game, much as if they were in charge of two small boys playing marbles.
As a company of men competent to superintend the direction of a country at war, you must permit me to say that I consider you have done well in placing certain matters in our hands, and that you will do better still not to interfere.