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2 definitions found
 for superintendence
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Superintendence \Su`per*in*tend"ence\, n. [Cf. F.
     superintendance.]
     The act of superintending; care and oversight for the purpose
     of direction; supervision. --Barrow.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Inspection; oversight; care; direction; control;
          guidance.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  superintendence
      n 1: management by overseeing the performance or operation of a
           person or group [syn: supervision, supervising,
           superintendence, oversight]

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