Definition of Presidential

1. Adjective. Relating to a president or presidency. "Presidential veto"

Derivative terms: Presidency, President, President, President, President
Partainyms: President



2. Adjective. Befitting a president. "Criticized the candidate for not looking presidential"

Definition of Presidential

1. a. Presiding or watching over.

Definition of Presidential

1. Adjective. Presiding or watching over. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a president; as, the presidential chair; a presidential election. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presidential

1. [adj]

Presidential Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presidential

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Literary usage of Presidential

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"presidential campaigns. 1844. Virginia ana the presidential succession. 1840- 1844. ... Sec aleo presidential campaigns; presidential candidates. Press. ..."

2. Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1858)
"Mr. Richard Rush, of Pennsylvania, was the vice- presidential candidate on ... That principle had been violated in the presidential election in the House of ..."

3. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1914)
"CHAPTER LXXII THE ISSUES IN presidential ELECTIONS UPON what does a ... Whether, in any given presidential election, the former the latter class of issues ..."

4. The Government of the United States: National, State, and Local by William Bennett Munro (1919)
"A presidential or independent executive, on the other hand, derives its powers not from the legislature, but from, the people directly; ..."

5. Life and Times in Hopkinton, N.H. by Charles Chase Lord (1890)
"THE JACKSON presidential CAMPAIGN. Incidentally, there were perhaps several reasons ... We are therefore contemplating the presidential campaign of 1828, ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Canning and preserving presidential campaigns 1916 Coming presidential campaign. ... Yale Rns 6:233-43 Ja '17 presidential candidates 1916 Political ..."

7. The Lancet (1898)
"THE LANCET,] NEUROLOGICAL SOCIETY: THE presidential ADDRESS. 'in the lake were of an inferior quality. The average of the chemical and bacteriological ..."

8. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1904)
"Addresses and presidential Messages of Theodore Roosevelt, 1902-4. ... IN the presidential campaign the Republicans have the prestige of office and the ..."

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