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pre·side

preside

 
 
pronunciation:
prih zaId
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: presides, presiding, presided
definition: to act as directing or controlling authority, esp. in a meeting or within an organization.
synonyms:
lead, moderate
similar words:
boss, direct, govern, manage
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