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pre·side

preside

 
 
pronunciation:
prih zaId
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: presides, presiding, presided
definition: to act as the one in charge.
Ms. Hawkes presides over all the staff meetings.
similar words:
direct, govern, manage
Word Parts  About this feature
The word preside contains the following parts:
pre- Latin prefix that means before
synonyms:
pro-2, ante-
antonyms:
post-
 
sed, sid, sess Latin root that means sit; settle