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preside over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of preside over

  1. 1 to exercise authority or power over <from 1923 to 1948 Palestine was presided over by Great Britain under a mandate granted by the League of Nations> Synonyms boss, captain, command, control, govern (over), rule, sway [archaic]Related Words conduct, direct, head, lead; administer, manage, micromanage, oversee, regulate, superintend, supervise; dictate, dominate, domineer, lord (it over), master, oppress, reign (over), tyrannize; conquer, subdue, subjugate

  2. 2 to look after and make decisions about <he presides over a vast communications empire> Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, conduct (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tendRelated Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage




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