Definition of President

1. Noun. An executive officer of a firm or corporation.




2. Noun. The person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government. "The President likes to jog every morning"
Exact synonyms: Chief Executive, President Of The United States, United States President
Group relationships: Executive Branch, Executive Office Of The President
Generic synonyms: Chief Of State, Head Of State
Specialized synonyms: Adams, John Adams, President Adams, President John Adams, Adams, John Quincy Adams, President Adams, President John Quincy Adams, Arthur, Chester A. Arthur, Chester Alan Arthur, President Arthur, Buchanan, James Buchanan, President Buchanan, Bush, George Bush, George H.w. Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush, President Bush, Bush, Dubya, Dubyuh, George Bush, George W. Bush, George Walker Bush, President Bush, President George W. Bush, Carter, James Earl Carter, James Earl Carter Jr., Jimmy Carter, President Carter, Cleveland, Grover Cleveland, President Cleveland, Stephen Grover Cleveland, Bill Clinton, Clinton, President Clinton, William Jefferson Clinton, Calvin Coolidge, Coolidge, President Coolidge, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Dwight David Eisenhower, Dwight Eisenhower, Eisenhower, Ike, President Eisenhower, Fillmore, Millard Fillmore, President Fillmore, Ford, Gerald Ford, Gerald R. Ford, Gerald Rudolph Ford, President Ford, Garfield, James A. Garfield, James Abraham Garfield, James Garfield, President Garfield, Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Harding, President Harding, Warren Gamaliel Harding, Warren Harding, Harrison, President Harrison, President William Henry Harrison, William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison, Harrison, President Benjamin Harrison, President Harrison, Hayes, President Hayes, Rutherford B. Hayes, Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Herbert Clark Hoover, Herbert Hoover, Hoover, President Hoover, Andrew Jackson, Jackson, Old Hickory, Jefferson, President Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Johnson, Johnson, President Andrew Johnson, President Johnson, Johnson, Lbj, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Lyndon Johnson, President Johnson, President Lyndon Johnson, Jack Kennedy, Jfk, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy, President Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln, President Lincoln, James Madison, Madison, President Madison, Mckinley, President Mckinley, William Mckinley, James Monroe, Monroe, President Monroe, Nixon, President Nixon, Richard M. Nixon, Richard Milhous Nixon, Richard Nixon, Franklin Pierce, Pierce, President Pierce, James K. Polk, James Knox Polk, James Polk, Polk, President Polk, President Reagan, Reagan, Ronald Reagan, Ronald Wilson Reagan, President Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, F. D. Roosevelt, Fdr, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, President Franklin Roosevelt, President Roosevelt, Roosevelt, President Taft, Taft, William Howard Taft, President Taylor, Taylor, Zachary Taylor, Harry S Truman, Harry Truman, President Truman, Truman, John Tyler, President Tyler, Tyler, Martin Van Buren, President Van Buren, Van Buren, George Washington, President Washington, Washington, President Wilson, Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Wilson, Woodrow Wilson
Derivative terms: Preside, Presidency, Presidency, Presidential, Presidentship

3. Noun. The chief executive of a republic.
Specialized synonyms: Ex-president
Generic synonyms: Chief Of State, Head Of State
Specialized synonyms: Finnbogadottir, Vigdis Finnbogadottir
Derivative terms: Preside, Presidency, Presidency, Presidential, Presidentship

4. Noun. The officer who presides at the meetings of an organization. "Address your remarks to the chairperson"

5. Noun. The head administrative officer of a college or university.
Exact synonyms: Prexy
Generic synonyms: Academic Administrator
Derivative terms: Preside, Presidency, Presidency, Presidential, Presidentship

6. Noun. The office of the United States head of state. "A President is elected every four years"

Definition of President

1. n. Precedent.

2. a. Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest authority; presiding.

3. n. One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding officer, as of a legislative body.

Definition of President

1. Noun. An honorific for the head of state of a republic; see president (definition 1). ¹

2. Noun. The head of state of a republic, a representative democracy and sometimes (in cases of constitutional violations) a dictatorship. ¹

3. Noun. Primary leader of a corporation. Not to be confused with CEO, which is a related but separate position that is sometimes held by a different person. ¹

4. Noun. A person presiding over a meeting, chair, presiding officer, presider. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of President

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Literary usage of President

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"And be it further enacted, That whenever the offices of president and Vice president shall both become vacant, the Secretary of State shall forthwith cause ..."

2. The Federalist, on the New Constitution by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay (1857)
"But in choosing the president, the votes shall be taken by states, ... And if the house of representatives shall not choose a president whenever the right ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"By provision of the Federal Constitution, a Vice-president of the United ... The Vice-president is the president of the Senate, and in the event of an equal ..."

4. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay (1888)
"The president of the Senate shall, in the presence of the Senate and the House of ... The person having the greatest number of votes sK;;i be the president, ..."

5. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1875)
"But in choosing the president, the votes shall be taken by States, ... And if the House of Representatives shall not choose a president whenever the right ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Richard Taylor, nephew of the president, writes: "General Zachary Taylor has ... He was a bachelor president. Disappointed in love he remained single to the ..."

7. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison (1901)
"The president is to be the "commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United ... In most of these particulars, the power of the president will resemble ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... by: The Honorable Woodrow Wilson, president of the own proper authority; United States, acting in his own name and by his The Honorable Robert Lansing, ..."

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