- the office or function of president
- the term during which a president is in office
- [oftenP-] the office of President of the U.S.
- Mormon Ch.
- a council of three with local jurisdiction
- a council of three that is the highest administrative bodyalso First Presidency
- [P-]Historical any of the three original provinces of British India
Origin of presidencyMedieval Latin praesidentia from Classical Latin praesidens: see president