officiate

(redirected from officiates)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.
References in classic literature ?
When an itinerant priest of the persuasion of the Methodists, Baptists, Universalists, or of the more numerous sect of the Presbyterians, was accidentally in the neighborhood, he was ordinarily invited to officiate, and was commonly rewarded for his services by a collection in a hat, before the congregation separated.
What I mean is, that you will have to get up early on Sunday morning, and drive twelve miles to the damp and dismal little village, in which I officiate for a man with a rich wife who likes the climate of Italy.
One Sunday our regular clergyman at the Refuge was not able to officiate.
The seasonal steward compliments the ERA Steward's Panel and officiates at all race meetings held in the UAE in a racing season.