[ pri-sent ]

verb (used with object)
  1. to lead as a precentor in singing.

verb (used without object)
  1. to act as a precentor.

Origin of precent

First recorded in 1725–35; back formation from precentor

Words Nearby precent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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