Compliance vs Oversee - What's the difference?
As a noun compliance
is an act of complying.
As a verb oversee is
(literally) to survey, look at something in a wide angle.
An act of complying.
(uncountable) The state of being compliant.
(uncountable) The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.
A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility
(medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
(uncountable, business) the department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with
*(act of complying) violation
(literally) To survey, look at something in a wide angle.
(figuratively) To supervise, guide, review or direct the actions of a person or group.
To inspect, examine
- It is congress's duty to oversee the spending of federal funds.
(obsolete) To fail to see; to overlook, ignore.
* , II.ix:
- Gamekeepers oversee a hunting ground to see to the wildlife's welfare and look for poachers.
To observe secretly or unintentionally.
- Thereat the Elfe did blush in priuitee, / And turnd his face away; but she the same / Dissembled faire, and faynd to ouersee .