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Superintend meaning

superintend - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. To have or exercise the charge and oversight of; to oversee with the power of direction; to take care of with authority; to supervise; as, an officer superintends the building of a ship or the construction of a fort.
  2. 2. To have oversight or charge of.

superintend - examples of usage

  1. A young minister undertook to superintend our studies, but all my leisure time was spent with Lancelot and Dick, as had been our wont before the siege, on the water.
  2. Refusing to go home, though he required rest more than any one, he continued to superintend the repairs of the fleet.
  3. Grant completed the purchase, ordered lumber for a house and barn, and engaged a carpenter to superintend the construction.
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