Definition of "presiding" []

  • To sit in or hold a position of authority, as over a meeting (verb)
  • To exercise authority; control (verb)
  • To occupy a position as an instrumentalist (verb)
  • Present participle of preside. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Having authority over; vested with the authority to preside over. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "presiding" in a sentence
  • "Ron Ramsey of Blountville is assured of another term presiding over the Senate."
  • "Can you just imagine McCain presiding over last nights press conference?"
  • ""Because I am the most experienced sitting judge, and my extensive litigation experience is important in presiding and ultimately issuing rulings in contested cases.""