Synonyms for oversight

Synonyms for (noun) oversight

Synonyms: oversight, lapse

Definition: a mistake resulting from inattention

Similar words: mistake, error, fault

Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults


Synonyms: superintendence, supervising, supervision, oversight

Definition: management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

Similar words: direction, management

Definition: the act of managing something

Usage: he was given overall management of the program; is the direction of the economy a function of government?


Synonyms: oversight, inadvertence

Definition: an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something

Similar words: omission

Definition: neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something