Definitions for: President

[n] the office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years"
[n] the chief executive of a republic
[n] the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; "the President likes to jog every morning"
[n] an executive officer of a firm or corporation
[n] the head administrative officer of a college or university
[n] the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"

Webster (1913) Definition: Pres"i*dent, n.
Precedent. [Obs.] --Bacon.

Pres"i*dent, a.
Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest
authority; presiding. [R.]

His angels president In every province. --Milton.

Pres"i*dent, n. [F. pr['e]sident, L. praesidens,
-entis, p. pr. of praesidere. See Preside.]
1. One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding
officer, as of a legislative body. Specifically:
(a) The chief officer of a corporation, company,
institution, society, or the like.
(b) The chief executive officer of the government in
certain republics; as, the president of the United

2. A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius. [Obs.]

Just Apollo, president of verse. --Waller.

Synonyms: chair, chairman, chairperson, chairwoman, Chief Executive, Chief Executive, President of the United States, President of the United States

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