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  1. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; "the President likes to jog every morning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the chief executive of a republic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an executive officer of a firm or corporation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the head administrative officer of a college or university Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Precedent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest authority; presiding. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding officer, as of a legislative body. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The chief officer of a corporation, company, institution, society, or the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The chief executive officer of the government in certain republics; as, the president of the United States. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. One who directs or acts as head of an organized body: President, the highest executive officer of a modern republic. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Presidential. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. One who presides over a meeting: a chairman: the chief officer of a college, institution, etc.: an officer elected to the supreme executive of a province or nation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. PRESIDENTSHIP. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. One who presides over an organized body; the chief executive officer of a republic. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. An officer appointed to preside over a corporation or assembly; an officer elected to the chief magistracy of a republic; the chief officer of a college or a university. Vice-president, one who takes the place of a president in case of absence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. An officer appointed to preside over and control the proceedings of a number of persons; a chairman; the highest officer of state in a republic; the chief officer of a college or university-principally in U. S. of Amer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. One placed in authority over others; a chief officer; a presiding or managing officer; a governor, ruler, or director. The chairman, moderator, or presiding officer of a legislative or deliberative body, appointed to keep order, manage the proceedings, and govern the administrative details of their business. The chief officer of a corporation, company, board, committee, etc., generally having the PRESIDENT 935 thelawdictionary.org
  21. (sarac or sareca , only used ( Daniel 6:1 ) ... the Chaldee equivalent for Hebrew shter , probably from sara , Zend. a "head"), a high officer in the Persian court, a chief, a president, used of the three highest ministers. biblestudytools.com
  22. Head of temporary or permanent body of persons, presiding over their meetings& proceedings; head of some colleges; person presiding over meetings of academy, literary or scientific society, &c.; (United States) person presiding over proceedings of bank or company; head of advisory council, board, &c., as P. of the Board of Agriculture, Trade, &c.; Lord P. of the Council, English crown officer presiding at meetings of Privy Council; elected head of government in United States& other modern republics; (Hist.) governor of province, colony, &c. Hence or cogn. presidential a., presidentialy adv., presidentship n. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  23. Penn, in 1696, in his scheme for a general government for the colonies, gave its executive the title of president; the Albany Convention proposed that of president-general. The Continental Congress had its president. In the Convention of 1787, it was decided on June 4 that there should be a single executive, to whom on August 6 the style of President was given. Beside executive functions, he was invested with the veto power. The First Congress debated titles for him, but without finding any better than Mr. President. The first two Presidents read their speeches to Congress, Jefferson began the practice of sending messages instead. Up to the ratification of the Twelfth Amendment (1804) the President and Vice-President were not separately voted for. He who obtained the largest number of electoral votes was President, he who stood next Vice-President. Jefferson and J.Q. Adams were elected by the House of Representatives. Tyler, Fillmore, Johnson and Arthur were originally elected Vice-Presidents. The following have been the Presidents of the United States: Dictionary of United States history
  24. n. [Latin] One who is elected or appointed to preside ; a presiding officer ;- the chief officer of a corporation, company, ward, society, &c.; -the chief executive of the republic in certain countries;- governor ; a prefect. Cabinet Dictionary
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