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Definitions of president

  1.   One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding officer, as of a legislative body.
  2.   the head administrative officer of a college or university
  3.   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.
  4.   A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius.
  5.   the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; " the President likes to jog every morning"
  6.   Precedent.
  7.   the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; " address your remarks to the chairperson"
  8.   the office of the United States head of state; " a President is elected every four years"
  9.   The chief executive officer of the government in certain republics; as, the president of the United States.
  10.   an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  11.   One who presides over an organized body; the chief executive officer of a republic.
  12.   The chief officer of a corporation, company, institution, society, or the like.
  13.   Presidential.
  14.   PRESIDENTSHIP.
  15.   One who directs or acts as head of an organized body: President, the highest executive officer of a modern republic.
  16.   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.
  17.   the chief executive of a republic
  18.   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.
  19.   Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest authority; presiding.

Quotes of president

  1. They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six -guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them. – Ed Asner
  2. Again and again, I've seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies- assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged. – Paul Begala
  3. Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq, as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, has failed. – Robert Byrd
  4. It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody. – Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  5. The future is not Big Government. Self -serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope. – Rush Limbaugh
  6. I'm one of those that believes you can't be one kind of a man and another kind of president – Phil McGraw
  7. The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady. – Richard M. Nixon
  8. I spend a great deal of time with the President We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship. I'm not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings. – Dan Quayle
  9. I think where I differ a little bit, we absolutely have to think about the deficit looking down the road. And certainly that's something the president has said that we need to, as the economy recovers, have a plan in place for getting it down. – Christina Romer
  10. Ronald Reagan was a president of strength. His philosophy was a philosophy of strength- a strong military, a strong economy and strong families. – Mitt Romney
  11. Many people around the President have sizeable egos before entering government, some with good reason. Their new positions will do little to moderate their egos. – Donald Rumsfeld
  12. The Pacific had great hope that when the former President Mitered decided to halt nuclear testing, we had put behind us the issue of nuclear states testing their weapons in our Pacific region. – Jenny Shipley
  13. The United States brags about its political system, but the President says one thing during the election, something else when he takes office, something else at midterm and something else when he leaves. – Deng Xiaoping
  14. We must improve our lives and we will do it together- all of our citizens and myself as president of Ukraine. – Viktor Yanukovych
  15. President Jimmy Carter was a citizen soldier. Ironically, he was considered weak because he didn't kill anybody and he didn't get anyone killed. – Andrew Young

Usage examples for president

  1. “ " I have given it to the president was the reply, " but nothing has been done with it as yet. ” – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  2. And Barbican our first President – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  3. We will seek a private interview with the President – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  4. The President is getting up again. ” – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  5. “ " Yes, I expect he would," returned the president thoughtfully. ” – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  6. The president asked if any one would continue the discussion, and, as no one rose, invited the professor to reply. ” – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  7. 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
  8. He presented himself at a gate and asked to see the president – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  9. “ I shall not, Mr. President follow the gentleman, step by step, through the course of his speech. ” – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  10. “ 164. President of Council, i. ” – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  11. By its side is a small building formerly used by the ex- President as a library and it still contains a part of his books, many volumes of which have been transferred to the library of the main house. ” – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  12. 10. I should see the president of the class. ” – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  13. “ I called on the President – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson
  14. The President replied: You have given good and sufficient reasons for a change. ” – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  15. Not if he's the president of the Board of Health himself. ” – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  16. “ " Well, I'll take him, then," said the president – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  17. Why doesn't your President do something against England? ” – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  18. 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
  19. He might be President – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  20. He complained to the president – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault

Idioms for president