What does the word supervise mean?

Usage examples for supervise

  1. " We," the Missionary Captain said, " shall supervise the work. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  2. To make a success of the investment, I found I had to take hold, personally, and not only supervise the work, but know how to do it, and to do it if occasion demanded it of me. – Natalie: A Garden Scout by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  3. On successive evenings she had the Treasurer supervise all the Arrangements. – More Fables by George Ade