Origin of preside
OTHER WORDS FROM presidepre·sid·er, nounun·pre·sid·ing, adjective
How to use preside in a sentence
Pai ultimately presided over some of the agency’s most controversial decisions, including its highly contested effort three years ago to roll back net neutrality rules that had required Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally.FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to leave agency next year|Tony Romm|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Rubio is already suiting up for the politics of destruction, already certain that this new team will preside over America’s decline.Marco Rubio is already suiting up for the politics of destruction|Fred Hiatt|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
They preside over felony criminal trials and impose sentences.Four outside challengers secure rare wins in Maryland judicial races|Dan Morse|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
The company blamed the episode on the vice president who had presided over all reimbursement submissions, who was fired.Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances|by Peter Elkind with Doris Burke|September 30, 2020|ProPublica
Each county elects a presiding officer, known as a county judge, and four commissioners.The COVID-19 Charmer: How a Self-Described Felon Convinced Elected Officials to Try to Help Him Profit From the Pandemic|by Vianna Davila, Jeremy Schwartz and Lexi Churchill|September 25, 2020|ProPublica
The presiding light behind this creation was a woman named Natalia Murray.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, when asked to give the verdict in public by the presiding judge, one voter recanted.Could Chris McDaniel Get A Do-Over In The Mississippi Senate Race?|Ben Jacobs|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But six months into his probation, Bartiromo asked the judge presiding over his case for a reprieve.He Bullies Kids and Calls It News|Brandy Zadrozny|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He might as well have been presiding instead of the Judiciary Committee chairman, Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy.Comcast Coasts Through First Senate Hearing Into $45.2 Billion Merger With Time-Warner Cable|Lloyd Grove|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Florida (as in most states) there is near zero discretion given to a judge presiding over a DUI case.How Justin Bieber Can Beat His DUI|Eboni K. Williams|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At a table in the little parlour sat the clerk's wife, presiding at a solitary tea-table by the light of a candle.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The larger cubiculum has two tufa seats at the side, and one more elevated for the presiding presbyter.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
Ista (Venus) was the goddess of beauty, presiding over the loves of both men and animals, and was worshipped with unchaste rites.
A divinity presided over bakers, another over ovens,--every vocation and every household transaction had its presiding deities.
The presiding magistrate then pronounces whether it is to be allowed to live, or whether it is to be put to death.