Definition of superintend verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    superintend

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌsupərɪnˈtɛnd//
     
    superintend something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they superintend
     
    he / she / it superintends
     
    past simple superintended
     
    -ing form superintending
     
     
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  1. 1to be in charge of something and make sure that everything is working, being done, etc. as it should be synonym supervise
  2. 2 He superintended the building work.
superintendence
 
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NAmE//ˌsupərɪnˈtɛndəns//
 
noun [uncountable] a team of volunteers under the superintendence of a trained nurse
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