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See definition of superintending on Dictionary.com
  • as inadministrative
  • as ingoverning
  • as inmanagerial
  • as inmanaging
  • as insupervisory

synonyms for superintending

  • bureaucratic
  • departmental
  • governmental
  • legislative
  • managerial
  • organizational
  • policy-making
  • regulatory
  • supervisory
  • authoritative
  • central
  • commanding
  • controlling
  • deciding
  • decisive
  • directing
  • directive
  • directorial
  • executive
  • governing
  • in charge
  • in control
  • jurisdictional
  • official
  • presiding
  • regulative
  • ruling
  • supervising
  • administrative
  • dominant
  • guiding
  • ruling
  • absolute
  • ascendant
  • conducting
  • controlling
  • determining
  • directing
  • dominating
  • executive
  • mastering
  • ordering
  • overseeing
  • restraining
  • authoritative
  • gubernatorial
  • influential
  • magisterial
  • presidential
  • regulatory
  • supervisory
  • supreme
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How to use superintending in a sentence

I grudge no trouble in the duty that Providence has forced upon me of superintending the lives of any of my girls.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The harbour-master had seen the signal, and, clad in oilskins like the men, was out among them superintending.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The boys were superintending the baking of a pan of muffins in a sheet-iron oven, while two swinging-lanterns gave them light.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
She is willing to help herself and seems to feel hurt when we insist on superintending her helpings.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The superintending committee is the most important agency connected with our system of instruction.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
Gyalzen's response to being hustled is to tie knots or collect tent pegs—with no idea of superintending operations.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
However, he stepped on board, and went up to the mate, who was superintending the cargo.
A FINAL RECKONINGG. A. HENTY
He even thought of sending over to Ireland for fifty bricklayers, carpenters, and masons, and superintending the work himself.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
I sprang down the ladder on to the main-deck, and there found the first luff superintending the working of our heavy guns.
A MIDDY OF THE KINGHARRY COLLINGWOOD
The officer found Balboa, dressed in a suit of pajamas engaged in superintending the roofing of a house.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
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