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preside at, preside over

Preside suggests taking charge or being in control. Someone presides at or more commonly presides over a meeting or activity.

  • The Governor General presided at (or over) the investiture ceremony.
  • Which judge presided over the trial?
  • Delia graciously presided over the annual Strawberry Social.