- 1to watch someone or something and make sure that a job or an activity is done correctly synonym supervise
- 2 United Nations observers oversaw the elections.
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈsi//oversee somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they oversee
he / she / it oversees
past simple oversaw
past participle overseen
-ing form overseeing