praeses etymology

Latin word praeses comes from Latin sedeo

Detailed word origin of praeses

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.
praeses Latin (lat) Head, chief, ruler. Protector, guard, guardian, defender. Sitting before ...

Words with the same origin as praeses

Descendants of sedeo
possessio possidere praesidium sedes