Pres"i*dent, n. [F. prsident, 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 States.
2. A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius.
Just Apollo, president of verse.Waller.
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