supervise etymology

English word supervise comes from Latin visitare, Latin super

Detailed word origin of supervise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
visitare Latin (lat)
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
supervidere Latin (lat)
supervisus Malayalam (mal)
supervise English (eng) (transitive) To oversee or direct a task or organization.. (transitive, obsolete) To look over so as to read; to peruse.

Words with the same origin as supervise

Descendants of super
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