praesum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prae- +‎ sum

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active praesum, present infinitive praeesse, perfect active praefuī, future participle praefutūrus (irregular)

  1. I am before something
  2. I preside or rule over
  3. I lead, take the lead
  4. I command

Inflection[edit]

Note: This verb takes a dative object.