verb (used without object), pre·sid·ed, pre·sid·ing.
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Origin of preside
OTHER WORDS FROM presidepre·sid·er, nounun·pre·sid·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for preside
Departments — notably, Los Angeles’ — have managed to climb back from riots and scandal with the help of a consent decree while presiding over a reduction in violence.What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?|by Alec MacGillis|September 3, 2020|ProPublica
The presiding court in California’s Santa Clara County gave preliminary approval to the deal.Own Apple Powerbeats 2 earphones? Here’s how to claim your share of a $9.75 million settlement|rhhackettfortune|August 28, 2020|Fortune
Nor will Abe realize his dream of presiding over the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.The legacy Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, will leave after resigning|claychandler|August 28, 2020|Fortune
In the case’s first court hearing Monday, the presiding judge said the decision wasn’t a “slam dunk” for either side.Why Apple let WordPress walk but continues to fight Fortnite’s Epic Games|rhhackettfortune|August 25, 2020|Fortune
Not since Franklin Roosevelt in the second world war has a US president presided over the deaths of so many Americans from a single cause.
Recall how Clinton returned to Arkansas from the campaign trail to preside over the execution of a mentally disabled man.
The convention only gains legitimacy when Washington agrees to not only attend it, but preside over it.
Héctor's older brothers Arturo and Alfredo were men with the right temperament to preside over a multinational crime syndicate.
They are happy to preside over a system where unions are political organizations first and economic ones second.The Conservative Case for Unions After the Harris v. Quinn Decision|James Poulos|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The village houses are done up in pale gray and mauve and preside over lawns so neat and green they look like carpeting.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Let us begin by establishing well the method that must preside over these investigations.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin
The trifle sent comes from a higher source; and the august hand so dear to both of us, deigned to preside over the arrangement.Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry|Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
She made the tea and coffee morning and evening, and did every thing but preside at the table.
Judge of our esteem for you by the preciousness of the body over which we are thus calling you to preside.'The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
The director-general retained the right to preside at meetings.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton