Associations to the word «Officiate»


OFFICIATE, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) To perform the functions of some office.
OFFICIATE, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) (sports) To serve as umpire or referee.

Dictionary definition

OFFICIATE, verb. Act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; "Who officiated at your wedding?".
OFFICIATE, verb. Perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke