oversee oversee  /ˈoʊ vər ˌsi/

Definition(s):

  • (v) watch and direct

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Hiring a NAM lobbyist to oversee consumer safety regulation is a bit like letting a child set his own bedtime.
  2. Baker stayed on to oversee the foundation; the Mozilla project tightened its focus on Firefox and other end-user products.
  3. Misappropriation of an elderly person's assets by someone legally authorized to oversee them may now be a lot tougher to pull off in the State of New York.

News

  1. U.S. Offers Conditional Support for Police Monitor in Stop-and-Frisk Case

    The Justice Department strongly endorsed a monitor to oversee changes if a judge were to find the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices to be unconstitutional.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Nasdaq Promotes Wittman to Oversee U.S. Stock Markets -- Memo

    Nasdaq Promotes Wittman to Oversee U.S. Stock Markets -- Memo
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. GE taps CFO to oversee streamlining of finance unit

    (Reuters) - General Electric Co on Wednesday tapped Chief Financial Officer Keith Sherin to run its GE Capital unit and help oversee the streamlining of the unit, as the company focuses more on manufacturing. Sherin will replace current GE Capital Chief Executive Officer Mike Neal, who is retiring July 1, the company said. Jeff Bornstein, who is CFO of GE Capital, will become CFO of the entire ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Far too often, the spending is plagued by massive cost overruns, outright fraud, and the absence of oversight and accountability," Obama said. "In some cases, contracts are awarded without competition; in others, contractors actually oversee...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "We propose the creation of an independent body to recommend an appropriate . . . payment by the government and to oversee its distribution to the victims," Major said.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: John Major Source: The Province

  3. "The appointment of anti-birth control, anti-sex education advocate Dr. Eric Keroack to oversee the nation's family planning program is striking proof that the Bush administration remains dramatically out of step with the nation's priorities,"...
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Cecile Richards Source: Forbes

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