Definitions for presideprɪˈzaɪd

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  1. preside(verb)

    act as president

    "preside over companies and corporations"

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  1. preside(Verb)

    To act as president or chairperson.

  2. preside(Verb)

    To exercise authority or control, oversit.

  3. preside(Verb)

    To be a featured solo performer.

  4. Origin: From presider, from praesidere, from pre- + .

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  1. Preside(verb)

    to be set, or to sit, in the place of authority; to occupy the place of president, chairman, moderator, director, etc.; to direct, control, and regulate, as chief officer; as, to preside at a public meeting; to preside over the senate

  2. Preside(verb)

    to exercise superintendence; to watch over

  3. Origin: [L. praesidere; prae before + sedere to sit: cf. F. prsider. See Sit.]


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