Definitions of president

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

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
  3. 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
  4. The President is getting up again. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  5. Why doesn't your President do something against England? – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  6. He complained to the president. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. We will seek a private interview with the President. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  10. " Well, I'll take him, then," said the president. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  11. " 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
  12. He presented himself at a gate and asked to see the president. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  13. He might be President. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  14. And Barbican our first President! – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  15. " Yes, I expect he would," returned the president, thoughtfully. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  16. Not if he's the president of the Board of Health himself. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  17. The President replied: You have given good and sufficient reasons for a change. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch