preside over


preside over
index administer (conduct), conduct, control (regulate), direct (supervise), dominate, govern, handle (manage), hear (give a legal hearing), manage, operate, regulate (manage), render (administer), rule (govern)

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  • preside over — BE IN CHARGE OF, be responsible for, be at the head/helm of, head, be head of, manage, administer, be in control of, control, direct, lead, govern, rule, command, supervise, oversee; informal head up, be boss of, be in the driving/driver s seat,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • preside over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms preside over : present tense I/you/we/they preside over he/she/it presides over present participle presiding over past tense presided over past participle presided over preside over something to be in a… …   English dictionary

  • preside over — phr verb Preside over is used with these nouns as the object: ↑commission, ↑court, ↑meeting …   Collocations dictionary

  • preside over — the chief financial officer should preside over these budget talks Syn: be in charge of, be responsible for, be at the head/helm of, head, be head of, manage, administer, be in control of, control, direct, lead, govern, rule, command, supervise,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • preside over — be in charge of (a situation). → preside …   English new terms dictionary

  • preside over — Syn: be in charge of, be responsible for, head, manage, administer, control, direct, chair, conduct, officiate at, lead, govern, rule, command, supervise, oversee; informal head up …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • preside over sth — UK US preside over sth Phrasal Verb with preside({{}}/prɪˈzaɪd/ verb [I] ► to be in charge of a meeting, trial, etc. or during an important event: »On Tuesday he presided over a three hour board meeting. »EU countries take turns presiding over… …   Financial and business terms

  • preside — pre·side /pri zīd/ vi pre·sid·ed, pre·sid·ing 1: to exercise guidance, direction, or control 2: to occupy the place of authority: direct or regulate proceedings as chief officer Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Preside — Pre*side , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Presided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Presiding}.] [L. praesidere; prae before + sedere to sit: cf. F. pr[ e]sider. See {Sit}.] 1. To be set, or to sit, in the place of authority; to occupy the place of president, chairman,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preside — [prē zīd′, prizīd′] vi. presided, presiding [Fr présider < L praesidere, to preside over, protect < prae , PRE + sedere, to SIT] 1. to be in the position of authority in an assembly; serve as chairman 2. to have or exercise control or… …   English World dictionary


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