Observing vs Supervise - What's the difference?

observing | supervise |

As verbs the difference between observing and supervise

is that observing is while supervise is .

As a noun observing

is observation.




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • observation
  • * 2009 , Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind: 60th Anniversary Edition (page 194)
  • Sensations then, are not perceivings, observings or findings; they are not detectings, scannings or inspectings; they are not apprehendings, cognisings, intuitings or knowings.




  • To direct, manage, or oversee; to be in charge
  • *, chapter=19
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Nothing was too small to receive attention, if a supervising eye could suggest improvements likely to conduce to the common welfare. Mr. Gordon Burnage, for instance, personally visited dust-bins and back premises, accompanied by a sort of village bailiff, going his round like a commanding officer doing billets.}}
  • (obsolete) To look over so as to read; to peruse.
  • * 1590 , , IV. ii. 120:
  • Let me supervise the canzonet.