Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb officiate

2 senses of officiate

Sense 1
officiate -- (act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; "Who officiated at your wedding?")
       => perform -- (perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?")

Sense 2
officiate, function -- (perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary")
       => serve -- (do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function; "He served as head of the department for three years"; "She served in Congress for two terms")

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