officiate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈfiʃ.i.eɪt/
Verb

officiate (officiates, present participle officiating; past and past participle officiated)

  1. (intransitive, transitive) To perform the functions of some office.
    She officiated as registrar at the wedding.
    She officiated the wedding as registrar.
  2. (intransitive, transitive, sports) To serve as umpire or referee.
    This is the second time he has officiated at a cup-final.
    He's never officiated a cup-final before.
Translations
  • Russian: исполнять обязанности
  • Spanish: oficiar
Noun

officiate (plural officiates)

  1. A person appointed to office



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