preside over


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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a brief usually trivial fact

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