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 Meanings and Examples of SUPERINTEND
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 v.  oversee with power of direction; take care of with authority; supervise
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  She had to superintend the house.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
2  There should always be one steady head to superintend so many young ones.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
3  de Treville in practice instantly, d'Artagnan directed his course toward the Rue des Fossoyeurs, in order to superintend the packing of his valise.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 25 PORTHOS
4  These were the two men who were to conduct Milady to Fort La Pointe, and superintend her embarkation.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 45 A CONJUGAL SCENE
5  d'Avrigny to superintend all the arrangements consequent upon a death in a large city, more especially a death under such suspicious circumstances.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 103. Maximilian.
6  I am often asked how it is possible for me to superintend the work at Tuskegee and at the same time be so much away from the school.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XV.
7  The managers and superintendents and clerks of Packingtown were all recruited from another class, and never from the workers; they scorned the workers, the very meanest of them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
8  In the morning before Jurgis had finished his breakfast, "Pat" Murphy ordered him to one of the superintendents, who questioned him as to his experience in the work of the killing room.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26
9  Lieutenants are crowned kings; superintendents improvise manufacturers out of themselves.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
10  If the superintendents had caught sight of them, they would have driven such rags forth.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
11  Army chaplains found here new and fruitful fields; "superintendents of contrabands" multiplied, and some attempt at systematic work was made by enlisting the able-bodied men and giving work to the others.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
12  It was "Professor" George Edwin Mott, superintendent of schools, a Chinese mandarin turned brown, who held Carol's hand and made her welcome.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
13  Carol did not recover her zeal till two days after, when she tried Mrs. George Edwin Mott, wife of the superintendent of schools.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
14  The local superintendent, who remained through the week while the other enlighteners went to other Chautauquas for their daily performances.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
15  He had a long story to tell of his quarrel with the superintendent of his department, and how he was now a plain workingman, and a good union man as well.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 25
Example Sentence:
1  He was appointed to superintend the toy department.
2  Her job is to superintend the production process.
3  In New York City, where I grew up, the superintendent was the guy who fixed the plumbing or the boiler.
4  The superintendent of Lowood (for such was this lady) having taken her seat before a pair of globes placed on one of the tables, summoned the first class round her, and commenced giving a lesson on geography; the lower classes were called by the teachers: repetitions in history, grammar, &c., went on for an hour.
5  Following the superintendent's guidance, we had to thread some intricate passages, and mount a staircase before we reached her apartment.
6  He became superintendent of the bank's East African branches.
7  He was stopped at the airport by an assistant superintendent of police.
8  "The answer is a new, more challenging state-mandated curriculum," said the superintendent of a high school in Chemung County.