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su·per·vise

supervise

 
 
pronunciation:
su pr vaIz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: supervises, supervising, supervised
definition: to direct during the carrying out of a task.
She supervises us but doesn't boss us around.
synonyms:
manage
similar words:
administer, care, command, direct, guide, handle, head, operate, regulate, run
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The word supervise contains the following part:
super-, supra-, sur-2 Latin prefix that means above, over
synonyms:
hyper-
antonyms:
sub-, hyp-, hypo-