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Meaning of president

pres•i•dent

Pronunciation: (prez'i-dunt), [key]
— n.
  1. (often cap.) the highest executive officer of a modern republic, as the Chief Executive of the United States.
  2. an officer appointed or elected to preside over an organized body of persons.
  3. the chief officer of a college, university, society, corporation, etc.
  4. a person who presides.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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