Su`per*vise" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supervised (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Supervising.] [Pref. super- + L. visere to look at attentively, to view, surely, intens. from videre, visum, to see. Cf. Survise, and Survey.]

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.]

Shak.

Syn. -- See Superintend.

 

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Su`per*vise", n.

Supervision; inspection.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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