English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'superintend'

(verb) 
Definition
to supervise (a person or an activity)
During the interval, he superintended a prize draw.
Synonyms
supervise
One of his jobs was supervising the dining room.
,
run
His father ran a prosperous business.
,
oversee
Get a surveyor to oversee and inspect the various stages of the work.
,
control
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
You should not let other people control you.
,
manage
Within two years, he was managing the store.
,
direct
She will direct day-to-day operations.
,
handle
She handled travel arrangements for the press corps.
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look after
, ,
administer
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
,
inspect
Each hotel is inspected once a year.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of administer
Definition
to manage (an organization or estate)
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
Synonyms
run,
preside over,
be in charge of,
in the sense of control
Definition
to have power over
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.You should not let other people control you.
Synonyms
have power over,
boss (informal),
reign over,
keep a tight rein on,
have charge of,
have (someone) in your pocket,
keep on a string
in the sense of direct
Definition
to conduct or control the affairs of
She will direct day-to-day operations.

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