Chair - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the position of professor (syn: professorship)
- the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization (syn: chairman, chairperson, chairwoman, president)
- an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person
- a particular seat in an orchestra
- preside over (syn: lead, moderate)
We'll need a table and four chairs for the dining room.
He is now chair of the English department.
She's chair of the school board this year.
Address any questions to the committee chair.
a murderer who was sentenced to the chair
He's been chosen to chair the task force on school violence.
The offices were newly chaired.
He was sitting in a chair.
He sank back into his chair.
Address your questions to the chair, please.
Who will be in the chair at tomorrow's meeting?
He was nominated as chair of the board of governors.
The inquiry was chaired by a judge.
She was voted into the chair.
present participle: chairing
past tense: chaired
past participle: chaired