Definition of Oversaw

1. Verb. (simple past of oversee) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversaw

1. oversee [v] - See also: oversee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversaw

oversanguine
oversaturate
oversaturated
oversaturates
oversaturating
oversaturation
oversaturations
oversauce
oversauced
oversauces
oversaucing
oversave
oversaved
oversaves
oversaving
oversaw (current term)
oversay
oversaying
oversays
overscale
overscaled
overscan
overscented
overschedule
overscheduled
overschedules
overscheduling
overschooled
overscore
overscored

Literary usage of Oversaw

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1. The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers edited by Joe N. Ballard (1999)
"He oversaw improvements on the Cape Fear River, modernized the area's coastal forts, and responded to the earthquake that hit Charleston, South Carolina, ..."

2. Quarantine Stations at Ports of Entry: Protecting the Public's Health by Laura Sivitz, Kathleen R. Stratton, Georges Benjamin (2006)
"oversaw arrivals of immigrants and 36163 refugees; oversaw shipments of 2245 ... Performed or oversaw the performance of 2077 inspections of maritime ..."

3. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1921)
"... who for a time, though grieving greatly for Odysseus, still oversaw his fields and with his men at home would drink and eat as appetite inclined; ..."

4. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1921)
"... who for a time, though grieving greatly for Odysseus, still oversaw his fields and with his men at home would drink and eat as appetite inclined; ..."

5. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"Thu dwarf white bean is the finest I oversaw; it cannot be excelled. ... Floi/il: Tbc drum-head cabbage is the best variety I oversaw; every one a good bead ..."

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