stand over - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystand over
he/she/itstands over
present participlestanding over
past tensestood over
past participlestood over
  1. stand over someone to watch someone while they are doing something, usually in order to make sure that they are doing it correctly

    I’m fed up with him standing over me while I work.

See also main entry: stand