Definition of Invigilate

1. Verb. Watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating).

Exact synonyms: Proctor
Generic synonyms: Follow, Keep An Eye On, Observe, Watch, Watch Over
Derivative terms: Invigilation, Invigilator, Proctor



Definition of Invigilate

1. Verb. (intransitive) To oversee a test or exam. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Invigilate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Invigilate

inveteration
inveteratist
invex
invexed
inviabilities
inviability
inviable
inviably
invidia
invidious
invidiously
invidiousness
invidiousnesses
invigilance
invigilancy
invigilate (current term)
invigilated
invigilates
invigilating
invigilation
invigilations
invigilator
invigilators
invigor
invigorate
invigorated
invigorates
invigorating
invigoratingly
invigoration

Literary usage of Invigilate

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1. Northamptonshire Notes and Queries: An Illustrated Quarterly Journal by Christopher Alexander Markham (1890)
"invigilate viri, tacito nam tempera gressu ... annis;" the sentiment of which is not unlike that above, beginning " invigilate viri. ..."

2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1897)
"... your clemency to invigilate thus much for me according to my confidence, and as you know my condign merits for such a compendious living. ..."

3. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1904)
"... your clemency to invigilate thus much for me according to my confidence, and as you know my condign merits for such a compendious living. ..."

4. A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century by Leopold von Ranke (1875)
"1 Gussoni, Relatione 1635: ' £ massima fondamentale di stato in Inghilterra d' invigilate sempre ad ..."

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