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Definitions of president

  1. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an executive officer of a firm or corporation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the head administrative officer of a college or university Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding officer, as of a legislative body. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The chief officer of a corporation, company, institution, society, or the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The chief executive officer of the government in certain republics; as, the president of the United States. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. PRESIDENTSHIP. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.

Usage examples for president

  1. But President Young and the leading brethren told the officer he should have his men. – A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Nephi Anderson
  2. The moral support behind the government was that of President Grant and the United States army, not that of a free and devoted people. – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
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