Student Thesaurus

One entry found for oversight.
Entry Word: oversight
Function: noun
Text: 1 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something <oversight of the club's fund-raising activities> -- see CONDUCT 1
2 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy <claiming "three billion" instead of "three million" was just an oversight> -- see ERROR 1
3 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control <you'll have oversight of the group for this lesson> -- see SUPERVISION 1
4 the nonperformance of an assigned or expected action <failing to lock the car can be an expensive oversight, if it gets stolen> -- see FAILURE 1