Scrutiny vs Supervise - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between scrutiny and supervise
is that scrutiny
is (obsolete|rare) to scrutinize while supervise
As a noun scrutiny
is intense study of someone or something.
Intense study of someone or something.
Thorough inspection of a situation or a case.
An examination of catechumens, in the last week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day.
A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a vote is written.
An examination by a committee of the votes given at an election, for the purpose of correcting the poll.
- Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view / And narrower scrutiny .
* going-over (informal)
(obsolete, rare) To scrutinize.
* 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", scrûtnung
* Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.). Scrutnung. Retrieved September 18, 2011, from http://bosworth.ff.cuni.cz/027060
To direct, manage, or oversee; to be in charge
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.