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How to use superintend in a sentence

This genius to superintend and be the head, while others contribute the hands, is not the most common of human endowments.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Madame Roland frequently retired to the library, to write letters to her friends, or to superintend the lessons of Eudora.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
He had sent his most trusted foreman to his own beautiful home, to superintend matters there.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The invalid sat on the shank of a mushroom anchor, and smoked his pipe while he affected to superintend the work.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
They have been doing all of the hanging on one side, and I wish to superintend it on the other.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
The third day, he criticized a pose of Belle Shalers, and rose to superintend the readjustment.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
All this time the prefect of the palace had to superintend the affair en grand, and to answer any questions put to him.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 358VARIOUS
Nat himself was ordered to superintend the repairs and fitting out for sea of the Spartane.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
For one thing, she had to superintend the agent for the large Hanbury estate.
MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL
Barnstable precluded any reply, by bowing to his captive, and turning away to superintend the management of his vessels.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPERINTEND

  • baby-sat
  • bossed
  • called the shots
  • captained
  • chaperoned
  • commanded
  • eyed
  • herded
  • inspected
  • kept one's eye on
  • looked after
  • overlooked
  • quarterbacked
  • ran the show
  • rode herd on
  • sat on top of
  • shepherded
  • skippered
  • superintended
  • surveyed
  • was in driver's seat
  • watched
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