Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun oversight

3 senses of oversight

Sense 1
oversight, inadvertence -- (an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something)
       => omission -- (neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something)

Sense 2
supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight -- (management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group)
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

Sense 3
oversight, lapse -- (a mistake resulting from inattention)
       => mistake, error, fault -- (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults")

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