Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who presides.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who presides.

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  • noun someone who presides; a leader, an overseer, a president

Etymologies

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Examples

  • President Bush likes to refer to himself as "The Decider" when, in fact, the Founders chose the word "President" because it comes from the term "presider" --- a much more modest post than the oneof unbridled power Bush has created for himself.

    President Supposed To Be "Presider," Not "Decider"

  • WALLANDER: I just realized I failed to do one of my most important duties she presider, which is to remind you, please, to turn off your phones and BlackBerries if you haven't already.

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  • WALLANDER: I just realized I failed to do one of my most important duties she presider, which is to remind you, please, to turn off your phones and BlackBerries if you haven't already.

    CFR.org -

  • Guidelines, para.4 There is no 'presider' at a Mass in the Extraordinary Form, this is a term introduced with the new order of Mass.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Gregorian chant was replaced with refrains from Peter, Paul and Mary's latest hits, the priest celebrant became the "presider," and the Eucharistic Sacrifice of the Mass became commonly referred to as a "communal meal!"

    Catholic Online > Daily Readings

  • Gregorian chant was replaced with refrains from Peter, Paul and Mary's latest hits, the priest celebrant became the "presider," and the Eucharistic Sacrifice of the Mass became commonly referred to as a "communal meal!"

    Catholic Online > Daily Readings

  • Gregorian chant was replaced with refrains from Peter, Paul and Mary's latest hits, the priest celebrant became the "presider," and the Eucharistic Sacrifice of the Mass became commonly referred to as a "communal meal!"

    Catholic Online > Daily Readings

  • Farrakhan-embracing cult leader "- is being honored at an event whose" presider "is none other than Cardinal George himself.

    Spero News

  • Though the presider had not said as much aloud, Picard was left with the distinct impression that his presence, or that of anyone else who was not an Andorian, was not welcome in the parliamentary chamber.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • All requests for interviews with the presider or any member of her administration continue to go unanswered.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

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