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preside

pre·side

preside

 
pronunciation:
prih zaId
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: presided, presides, presiding
definition: to act as the one in charge.
Ms. Hawkes presides over all the staff meetings.
similar words:
direct, govern, manage
Word Parts
The word preside contains the following part:
sed, sid, sess Latin root that means sit; settle