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Meaning of "superintend" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SUPERINTEND

From Church Latin superintendere, from Latin super- + intendere to give attention to.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SUPERINTEND

superintend  [ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛnd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUPERINTEND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Superintend is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb superintend in English.

WHAT DOES SUPERINTEND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of superintend in the English dictionary

The definition of superintend in the dictionary is to undertake the direction or supervision ; manage.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SUPERINTEND

PRESENT

Present
I superintend
you superintend
he/she/it superintends
we superintend
you superintend
they superintend
Present continuous
I am superintending
you are superintending
he/she/it is superintending
we are superintending
you are superintending
they are superintending
Present perfect
I have superintended
you have superintended
he/she/it has superintended
we have superintended
you have superintended
they have superintended
Present perfect continuous
I have been superintending
you have been superintending
he/she/it has been superintending
we have been superintending
you have been superintending
they have been superintending
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I superintended
you superintended
he/she/it superintended
we superintended
you superintended
they superintended
Past continuous
I was superintending
you were superintending
he/she/it was superintending
we were superintending
you were superintending
they were superintending
Past perfect
I had superintended
you had superintended
he/she/it had superintended
we had superintended
you had superintended
they had superintended
Past perfect continuous
I had been superintending
you had been superintending
he/she/it had been superintending
we had been superintending
you had been superintending
they had been superintending
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will superintend
you will superintend
he/she/it will superintend
we will superintend
you will superintend
they will superintend
Future continuous
I will be superintending
you will be superintending
he/she/it will be superintending
we will be superintending
you will be superintending
they will be superintending
Future perfect
I will have superintended
you will have superintended
he/she/it will have superintended
we will have superintended
you will have superintended
they will have superintended
Future perfect continuous
I will have been superintending
you will have been superintending
he/she/it will have been superintending
we will have been superintending
you will have been superintending
they will have been superintending
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would superintend
you would superintend
he/she/it would superintend
we would superintend
you would superintend
they would superintend
Conditional continuous
I would be superintending
you would be superintending
he/she/it would be superintending
we would be superintending
you would be superintending
they would be superintending
Conditional perfect
I would have superintend
you would have superintend
he/she/it would have superintend
we would have superintend
you would have superintend
they would have superintend
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been superintending
you would have been superintending
he/she/it would have been superintending
we would have been superintending
you would have been superintending
they would have been superintending
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you superintend
we let´s superintend
you superintend
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to superintend
Past participle
superintended
Present Participle
superintending
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUPERINTEND


attend
əˈtɛnd
bartend
ˈbɑːˌtɛnd
coattend
ˌkəʊəˈtɛnd
coextend
ˌkəʊɪkˈstɛnd
contend
kənˈtɛnd
distend
dɪˈstɛnd
extend
ɪkˈstɛnd
hyperextend
ˌhaɪpərɪkˈstɛnd
intend
ɪnˈtɛnd
Ostend
ɒsˈtɛnd
overextend
ˌəʊvərɪkˈstɛnd
portend
pɔːˈtɛnd
pretend
prɪˈtɛnd
protend
prəʊˈtɛnd
repetend
ˈrɛpɪˌtɛnd
subtend
səbˈtɛnd
tend
tɛnd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUPERINTEND

superincumbence
superincumbency
superincumbent
superincumbently
superindividual
superinduce
superinducement
superinduction
superinfect
superinfection
superinsulated
superintendence
superintendencies
superintendency
superintendent
superintensity
superior
superior conjunction
superior court
superior planet

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUPERINTEND

at an end
bend
blend
come to an end
convertend
depend
end
friend
girlfriend
legend
misintend
mistend
obtend
recommend
send
spend
stend
the end
trend
weekend

Synonyms and antonyms of superintend in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUPERINTEND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «superintend» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of superintend

Translation of «superintend» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUPERINTEND

Find out the translation of superintend to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of superintend from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «superintend» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

督导
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

superintend
570 millions of speakers

English

superintend
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रहनुमाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

راقب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

руководить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

superintender
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভিভাবকত্ব করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

surveiller
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Superintend
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beaufsichtigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

監督する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감독을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Superintend
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trông nom
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேல் பார்வையிடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अधीक्षक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

denetlemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sovrintendere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nadzorować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

керувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

supraveghea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιβλέπω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toesig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

superintend
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

superintend
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of superintend

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPERINTEND»

The term «superintend» is regularly used and occupies the 102.005 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPERINTEND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «superintend» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «superintend» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about superintend

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUPERINTEND»

Discover the use of superintend in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to superintend and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Asiatic Journal
Mr. W. Peyton, Third Member of ditto, to be Second Member. Mr. Superintend. Surgeon.W.Pritchard to be Third Member of Medical Board. June 8.-Col. J. W. Frecse to be Commandant of Artillery. Lieut. Col. J. Limond to be Principal ...
‎1824
2
The Asiatic journal and monthly register for British and ...
You cannot perhaps raise them to an equality in rank and influence with Europeans, who must in general superintend them ; but they may be admitted with great safety to higher employment, and (if I may be permitted the expression) to a ...
‎1832
3
The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany
J. Purton, superintend, engineer in Centre Division, to act as superintend, engineer in My- aoor, during absence of Lieut. Nugent on sick certificate ; Lieut. E . Lawford, of engineers, to be assist to superintend, engineer in Centre Division and in ...
‎1828
4
Asiatic Journal
Mr. W. Peyton, Third Member of ditto, to be Second Member. Mr. Superintend. Surgeon. W.Pritchard to be Third Member of Medical Board. June 8 Col. J. W. Freese to be Commandant of Artillery. Lieut. Col. J. Limond to be Principal ...
‎1824
5
The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India ...
Jan. 19.—Capt. T. W. Wigan, 36th N.I., to join his regt. proceeding on foreign service. Assisbsurg. Tracey to place himself under orders of superintend. surg. at Rangoon. Jan. 23.-Lieut. C. A. Moore, 16th N.I., to join his regt. encamped on Glacis, ...
‎1826
6
Official Register of the United States ...
Main' $75 p. month ne; р. ct. оп dams .. ._ .. Superintend'g and disbursing for improvement of the harbor of Presque Isle, Pennsylvania . ‚ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Superinteuding and illisbursing for the La Plaisance road, Michigan .
United States Civil Service Commission, 1838
7
History of the French Revolution: And of the Wars Produced ...
One to superintend the commission of agriculture and arts, composed of five members. 2. One to superintend the commission of public instruction, to consist of five members. 3. To superintend the commission of commerce and provisions, five ...
Christopher Kelly, 1831
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A collection of state papers, relative to the war against ...
IX. All other committees, or commissions of the Convention, now in existence, are abolished. X. The following twelve committees (hall be established : 1. One to superintend the commission of agriculture and arts, composed of five members. 2 .
‎1795
9
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, ...
X. The following twelve committees shall be established : I. One to superintend the commission os agriculture and arts, composed of five members. 2. One to superintend the commiffion of public instruction, to consist of fivve members. 3.
‎1795
10
History of the French Revolution and of the Wars Produced by ...
One to superintend the commission of agriculture and arts, composed of five members. 2. One to superintend the commission of public instruction, to consist of five members. 3. To superintend the commission of commerce and provisions, five ...
Christopher Kelly, 1820

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUPERINTEND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term superintend is used in the context of the following news items.
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Marion County School District superintend to retire end of 2015-16 …
MARION, S.C. – Marion County School District Superintendent Dr. Dan Strickland announced he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 school year. “This will be ... «SCNow, Jul 15»
2
Superintendent Among 12 Clinton Correctional Facility Employees …
Twelve Clinton Correctional Facility employees, including the superintendent, were placed on administrative leave as a part of the ongoing review into the ... «ABC News, Jun 15»
3
Carbondale teachers vote 'no confidence' in district superintendent
Shimsak became superintendent of district 95 in July 2011 after resigning from his position as superintendent in Lodi, Wisconsin in January of the same year. «KFVS, Jun 15»
4
Carroll School Board Approves Raise In Superintendent's Salary
Currently, Cordes' salary after 11 years as Superintendent is at or below the same level of superintendents with three, five and six years of experience. «1380 KCIM, Jun 15»
5
Recent evaluation of Oldham County superintendent reveals ethics …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A day after Oldham County superintendent Will Wells was suspended and an investigation was launched by the school board, ... «WDRB, Jun 15»
6
National park in North Dakota gets new superintendent
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) - A 21-year veteran of the National Park Service has been named superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North ... «Washington Times, Jun 15»
7
Wells named Hamburg's next superintendent
(Hamburg) -- Following a special meeting Thursday evening, the Hamburg School Board has selected Dr. Mike Wells as its new superintendent and pre-K-6th ... «KMAland, Jun 15»
8
Dates set to interview Fayette Schools superintendent candidates
(WTVQ) - The Fayette County Board of Education has a schedule to narrow the search for a new superintendent and to begin the interview process, according to ... «WTVQ, Jun 15»
9
Monroe County Board of Education fires superintendent
Board members voted Saturday morning to remove Anthony Pack from the position. The Assistant Superintendent for Support Services, Jackson Daniel, said the ... «41 NBC News, May 15»
10
Incoming Lex. Two superintendent resigns to take different position
Dr. Siler was elected last summer to take over as superintendent for Dr. ... the Assistant Superintendent, will become the interim superintendent of the district. «WACH, May 15»

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