Origin of preside
OTHER WORDS FROM presidepre·sid·er, nounun·pre·sid·ing, adjective
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How to use preside in a sentence
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.
The men preside over three display cases, each with three shelves, seven comic books per shelf.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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 table cover and napkins must be of snowy damask, the glass clear as crystal, and taste must preside over each detail.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
By the end of the last reign it had become unusual that the king should preside at cabinet meetings.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
She could right well preside over such a battle of the Cloud-Titans, and conduct the lightnings softly, without explosions.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. I. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
If I can't be here this afternoon, whom do you want to preside?
We will continue until Senator Cooper comes and then he will preside the rest of the afternoon.