presidente etymology

Italian word presidente comes from Latin sedeo

Detailed word origin of presidente

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sedeo Latin (lat) I hold or hang fast or firm; I am established. I keep the field, remain encamped. I settle or sink down, subside. I sit in an official seat; sit in council or court, hold court, preside. I sit still; remain, tarry, stay, abide, linger, loiter; sit around. I sit, I am seated.
praesideo Latin (lat) I guard, watch, protect, defend.. I preside over, have the care or management of, direct, command, control, govern, superintend.. I sit before or in front of.. I sit beforehand.
praesidens Latin (lat)
presidente Italian (ita) Chairman, chairperson, chair, chief. President.

Words with the same origin as presidente

Descendants of sedeo
cellula posseduto possesso presidenza presidenziale sede sedere sedia seduta sella vicepresidente