Definitions

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

  • a. & n. from preside.
  • See under 2d Elder.

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  • verb Present participle of preside.
  • adjective Having authority over; vested with the authority to preside over.

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Examples

  • Ron Ramsey of Blountville is assured of another term presiding over the Senate.

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  • "Because I am the most experienced sitting judge, and my extensive litigation experience is important in presiding and ultimately issuing rulings in contested cases."

    Wendy A. Cartwright (D)*

  • Can you just imagine McCain presiding over last nights press conference?

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  • Never mind that the legislature is run by Democrats, we have a liberal with a big R in front of his name presiding over bankruptcy and guess which party gets ALL the blame?

    Tax Hiker Runs for Senate in Florida - Erick’s blog - RedState

  • Rehnquist concluded that "Hughes's superiority to Stone in presiding over the conference has a definite connection to their different amount of exposure to active political life."

    Rehnquist the Great?

  • His performance in presiding over the impeachment trial of President Clinton was masterly because he refused to pontificate, confining his interventions to rulings on procedural motions, which he handed down with confidence and skill.

    Rehnquist the Great?

  • Rehnquist concluded that "Hughes's superiority to Stone in presiding over the conference has a definite connection to their different amount of exposure to active political life."

    Rehnquist the Great?

  • His performance in presiding over the impeachment trial of President Clinton was masterly because he refused to pontificate, confining his interventions to rulings on procedural motions, which he handed down with confidence and skill.

    Rehnquist the Great?

  • Rehnquist concluded that "Hughes's superiority to Stone in presiding over the conference has a definite connection to their different amount of exposure to active political life."

    Rehnquist the Great?

  • His great patience in presiding on the Bench was also to be noted.

    A Complimentary Luncheon to The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock, Chief Justice of Ontario, Chancellor of the University of Toronto

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