Definition of oversee:
get by, pull off, look after, manage, overlook, finagle, cope, monitor, supervise, bring off, over, handle, negociate, grapple, carry off, wangle, deal, superintend, make out, do, make do, watch over, contend, care, wield.
- control (part of speech: verb)
- dominate (part of speech: verb)
- direct (part of speech: verb)
The duties of the Overseers are, generally, to pass such orders and statutes as seem to them necessary for the prosperity of the college whose affairs they oversee, to dispose of its funds in such a manner as will be most advantageous, to appoint committees to visit it and examine the students connected with it, to ratify the appointment of instructors, and to hear such reports of the proceedings of the college government as require their concurrence.- "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.
- "People of the Whirlpool", Mabel Osgood Wright.