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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. Precedent.
  8. Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest authority; presiding.
  9. One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding officer, as of a legislative body.
  10. The chief officer of a corporation, company, institution, society, or the like.
  11. The chief executive officer of the government in certain republics; as, the president of the United States.
  12. A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius.
  13. One who directs or acts as head of an organized body: President, the highest executive officer of a modern republic.
  14. Presidential.
  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.
  16. PRESIDENTSHIP.
  17. One who presides over an organized body; the chief executive officer of a republic.
  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.
  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.
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Usage examples for president

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