Su·per·vise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supervised p. pr. & vb. n. Supervising.]
1. To oversee for direction; to superintend; to inspect with authority; as, to supervise the construction of a steam engine, or the printing of a book.
2. To look over so as to read; to peruse. [Obs.]
Syn: -- See Superintend.
n : management by overseeing the performance or operation of a
person or group [syn: supervision, superintendence, oversight]