HyperDic: preside

English > 1 sense of the word preside:
VERBsocialpresideact as president
preside > pronunciation
Soundsprihzay'd; priyzay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > preside: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningact as president.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"preside over companies and corporations"
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
NounsPresidentthe office of the United States head of state
Presidentthe person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
presidentthe chief executive of a republic
presidentan executive officer of a firm or corporation
presidentthe head administrative officer of a college or university
presidentthe officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

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