precent

verb pre·cent \prēˈsent, prə̇ˈs-\

Definition of precent

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to act as precentor :  lead a choir or congregation in singing

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to lead in singing (as a psalm)

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Origin and Etymology of precent

Latin praecentare, from praecentus, past participle of praecinere


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