Organize vs Supervise - What's the difference?

organize | supervise |

As verbs the difference between organize and supervise

is that organize is to (l) in working order while supervise is .



Alternative forms

* organise


  • To (l) in working order.
  • To (l) in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize.
  • * Cranch
  • This original and supreme will organizes the government.
  • To (l) with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life; as, an organized being; organized matter; — in this sense used chiefly in the past participle.
  • * Ray
  • These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized could never produce.
  • (music) To sing in parts.
  • to organize an anthem

    Derived terms

    * organized * organizer * organization * self-organize




  • To direct, manage, or oversee; to be in charge
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  • , 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.