Oversight



[oh-ver-sahyt] /ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪt/

noun
1.
an omission or error due to carelessness:
My bank statement is full of oversights.
2.
unintentional failure to notice or consider; lack of proper attention:
Owing to my oversight, the letter was sent unsigned.
3.
supervision; watchful care:
a person responsible for the oversight of the organization.
/ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
an omission or mistake, esp one made through failure to notice something
2.
supervision
n.

“supervision,” early 14c., from over- + sight. Meaning “omission of notice, fact of passing over without seeing” attested from late 15c.; cf. oversee.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Oversimplification

    [oh-ver-sim-pluh-fahy] /ˌoʊ vərˈsɪm pləˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), oversimplified, oversimplifying. 1. to to the point of error, distortion, or misrepresentation. /ˌəʊvəˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to simplify (something) to the point of distortion or error n. also over-simpification, 1835, from over- + simplification. v. 1908, from over- + simplify. Related: Oversimplified; oversimplifying.

  • Oversimplify

    [oh-ver-sim-pluh-fahy] /ˌoʊ vərˈsɪm pləˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), oversimplified, oversimplifying. 1. to to the point of error, distortion, or misrepresentation. /ˌəʊvəˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to simplify (something) to the point of distortion or error v. 1908, from over- + simplify. Related: Oversimplified; oversimplifying.



  • Oversize

    [adjective oh-ver-sahyz; noun oh-ver-sahyz] /adjective ˈoʊ vərˈsaɪz; noun ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪz/ adjective, Also, oversized 1. of excessive ; unusually large: an oversize cigar. 2. of a larger than is necessary or required. noun 3. something that is oversize; an oversize article or object. 4. a larger than the proper or usual . adjective (ˌəʊvəˈsaɪz) 1. Also […]

  • Oversized

    [adjective oh-ver-sahyz; noun oh-ver-sahyz] /adjective ˈoʊ vərˈsaɪz; noun ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪz/ adjective, Also, oversized 1. of excessive ; unusually large: an oversize cigar. 2. of a larger than is necessary or required. noun 3. something that is oversize; an oversize article or object. 4. a larger than the proper or usual . adjective (ˌəʊvəˈsaɪz) 1. Also […]



Disclaimer: Oversight definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.