Superintend Definition

so͝opər-ĭn-tĕnd, so͝oprĭn-
superintended, superintending, superintends
superintended, superintending, superintends
To act as superintendent of; direct; supervise; manage.
Webster's New World

To administer the affairs of something or someone.


Origin of Superintend

  • Late Latin superintendere Latin super- super- Latin intendere to direct one's attention to intend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin superintendere

    From Wiktionary

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