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Noun: president  pre-zi-dunt
  1. An executive officer of a firm or corporation
    - prez [informal]
  2. The chief executive of a republic
    - prez [informal]
  3. The officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    "address your remarks to the president";
    - chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson, prez [informal]
  4. The head administrative officer of a college or university
    - prexy [US, informal], prez [informal], prex [US, informal]
Noun: President
  1. The person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    "the President likes to jog every morning"; "the United States President likes to jog every morning";
    - President of the United States, United States President, Chief Executive, POTUS [US, informal]
  2. The office of the United States head of state
    "a President is elected every four years";
    - President of the United States, Chief Executive, POTUS [US, informal]

Derived forms: Presidents, presidents

Type of: academic administrator, business executive, chief of state, corporate executive, head of state, presidency, presidentship, presiding officer

Part of: executive branch, Executive Office of the President

Encyclopedia: President