1) to set or place before
1a) to set over
1b) to be over, to superintend, preside over
1c) to be a protector or guardian
1c1) to give aid
1d) to care for, give attention to
1d1) profess honest occupations
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 6:700,*
From G4253 and G2476; to stand before, that is, (in rank) to preside, or (by implication) to practise: - maintain, be over, rule.
|b be active in helping||35.12|
|c strive to||68.67|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
Click on the first column to search for that word as a form of the root προΐστημι; click on the second column to search for that grammatical form of the root προΐστημι; click on the third column to search for that word and grammatical form; click on the total to search for the root προΐστημι.