- Oversee is defined as to watch or direct something.
An example of to oversee is to make sure that employees are properly completing a project.
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transitive verb o·ver·saw , o·ver·seen , o·ver·see·ing, o·ver·sees
- To watch over and direct; supervise. See Synonyms at supervise.
- To subject to scrutiny; examine or inspect.