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Meaning of OVERSEER

Pronunciation:  'owvur`seeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who directs and manages an organization
 

OVERSEER is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: superintendent
 
 See Also: ramrod, school superintendent, supervisor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*seer"\, n.
One who oversees; a superintendent; a supervisor; as, an
overseer of a mill; specifically, one or certain public
officers; as, an overseer of the poor; an overseer of
highways.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: auditor, Big Brother, boatswain, boss, chief, comptroller, controller, floor manager, floorman, floorwalker, foreman, gaffer, ganger, head, headman, inspector, manager, monitor, noncommissioned officer, overman, proctor, sirdar, slave driver, straw boss, subforeman, super, superintendent, superior, supervisor, surveyor, taskmaster, visitor
 

 

 

 

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