Definition of supervise:
- control (part of speech: verb)
- direct (part of speech: verb)
- "Sound Military Decision", U.s. Naval War College.
The cultivators are very much in the grazier's hands, as they cannot supervise him, and if dishonest he may sell off a cow or calf to a friend in a distant village and tell the owner that it has been carried off by a tiger or panther.- "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
Notwithstanding this our clearly defined and well- sustained course of action and our geographical position, so remote from Europe, increasing disposition has been manifested by some of its Governments to supervise and in certain respects to direct our foreign policy.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.