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Definition of Preside


  1. 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. To exercise superintendence; to watch over.

Preside Translations

preside in Dutch is presideren, voorzitten
preside in Latin is praesieo-sedi-ere
preside in Spanish is presidir