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Definition of "president" []

  • One appointed or elected to preside over an organized body of people, such as an assembly or meeting. (noun)
  • The chief executive of a republic. (noun)
  • The chief executive of the United States, serving as both chief of state and chief political executive. (noun)
  • The chief officer of a branch of government, corporation, board of trustees, university, or similar body. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "president" in a sentence
  • "-- _The president's reception_ means the reception given by the president, but _the reception of the president_ means the reception given to the president."
  • "February 25, 2009 at 02:19 PM best speech in a long was very great to hear president obama speaking with a clear sentence who made sense..the grand obstructionists party proved that they don't care about the american people at all so we should let them continue to make fools of themselves because the next serious elections, they will be voted out..president obama rocked the house and made everything clear for all americans to understand..gops are still mad because president obama won the white house and beat them at their own game!"
  • "Bush's obsession with being a 'wartime president' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Bush\'s obsession with being a \'wartime president\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article:  “IÂ’m the commander in chief, ” [Bush] told Congressional leaders at a recent White House meeting."