To occupy the place of authority or control, as in an assembly or meeting; act as president or chairperson (Dictionary.com).
1) The highest executive officer of a modern republic, as the Chief Executive of
the United States (often initial capital letter).
To dwell permanently or for a considerable time.
M.E., from M.Fr. resider and directly from L. residere "sit down, settle; remain behind, rest," from → re- "back, again" + sedere "to sit," cognate with Pers. nešastan "to sit down," as below.
Neštidan, from Baluci ništ-, Kurd. ništin, Gurani nîšt, Awromani ništay-, Gazi ništ, Shahmerzadi -ništ, Gilaki ništoen "to sit down," variant of Pers. nešastan "to sit down, settle down," nešim "nest," Mid.Pers. nišastan "to sit;" O.Pers. nišādayam [1 sg.impf.caus.act.] "to sit down, to establish," hadiš- "abode;" Av. nišasiiā [1 sg.subj.acr.] "I shall sit down," from nihad- "to sit down," from → ni- "down, below," + had- "to sit;" PIE base *sed- "to sit;" cf. Skt. sad- "to sit," sidati "sits;" Gk. hezomai "to sit," hedra "seat, chair;" L. sedere "to sit;" O.Ir. suide "seat, sitting;" Welsh sedd "seat;" Lith. sedmi "to sit;" Rus. sad "garden;" Goth. sitan, Ger. sitzen; E. sit.
1) neštgâh; 1,2) neštmân
1) The place, especially the house, in which a person lives or resides; dwelling place; home.
Neštgâh, from nešt present stem of neštidan→ reside + -gâh a suffix of place and time. Neštmân with -mân a suffix of verbl nouns used with present and past stems, as in zâymân, câymân, sâxtemân, sâzmân, goftemân, râžmân.
A person who resides in a place.
→ reside + -ent, a suffix, equivalent to -ant froming nouns and adjectives.