O`ver*see" (?), v. t. [imp. Oversaw (?); p. p. Overseen (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overseeing.] [AS. ofers'eon to survey, to despise. See Over, and See.]


To superintend; to watch over; to direct; to look or see after; to overlook.


To omit or neglect seeing.



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O`ver*see", v. i.

To see too or too much; hence, to be deceived.


The most expert gamesters may sometimes oversee. Fuller.

Your partiality to me is much overseen, if you think me fit to correct your Latin. Walpole.


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