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English verb: officiate

1. officiate (social) act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding

SamplesWho officiated at your wedding?.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)perform

Narrower (hyponym)marry, splice, tie, wed

2. officiate (competition) perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

SamplesHis wife officiated as his private secretary.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)serve

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