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  Definition of chair
  1. the position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"
  2. a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
  3. an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles a chair; "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"
  4. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
  5. preside over; "John moderated the discussion"
  6. act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; "She chaired the department for many years"
Similar Words: professorship, electric chair, death chair, hot seat, president, chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, moderate, lead

 

Hyponyms: armchair, barber chair, chaise longue, chaise, daybed, Eames chair, fighting chair, folding chair, highchair, feeding chair, ladder-back, ladder-back chair, lawn chair, garden chair, rocking chair, rocker, straight chair, side chair, swivel chair, tablet-armed chair, throne, wheelchair, Kalon Tripa, vice chairman

 

Derivational Morphology: chairman, moderate, lead, preside, president, chairwoman, chairperson, moderator

 

Anagrams: Chari

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: karrige   Catalan: cadira  
Chinese: 椅子   Dutch: stoel  
Finnish: tuoli   French: chaise  
Galician: cadeira   Greek: καρέκλα  
Hungarian: szék   Italian: sedia  
Japanese: 椅子   Norwegian: stol  
Polish: krzesło   Russian: стул  
Slovene: stol   Swedish: stol  
Vietnamese: ghế  
 
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