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Synonyms for chairtʃɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chair(noun)

    a seat for one person, with a support for the back

    "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"

    Synonyms:
    chairwoman, electric chair, chairperson, death chair, president, chairman, professorship, hot seat

  2. professorship, chair(noun)

    the position of professor

    "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"

    Synonyms:
    chairwoman, electric chair, chairperson, hot seat, death chair, president, chairman, professorship, chair

  3. president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson(noun)

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

    Synonyms:
    chairwoman, chair, prexy, chairperson, electric chair, death chair, president, chairman, professorship, hot seat

  4. electric chair, chair, death chair, hot seat(noun)

    an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person

    "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"

    Synonyms:
    chairwoman, chair, chairperson, chairman, death chair, electric chair, president, hot seat, professorship

  5. chair(verb)

    a particular seat in an orchestra

    "he is second chair violin"

    Synonyms:
    chairwoman, electric chair, chairperson, death chair, president, chairman, professorship, hot seat

  6. chair, chairman(verb)

    act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

    "She chaired the department for many years"

    Synonyms:
    chairman, moderate, lead, chair

  7. moderate, chair, lead(verb)

    preside over

    "John moderated the discussion"

    Synonyms:
    lead, temper, run, mince, hold in, tame, precede, result, chairman, control, chair, moderate, hold, guide, check, soften, tone down, direct, extend, top, head, conduce, take, pass, leave, conduct, contribute, chasten, go, curb, contain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chair(n.)

    Synonyms:
    movable seat

  2. chair(n.)

    Synonyms:
    seat of justice, seat of authority

  3. chair(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chairman, presiding officer

  4. chair(n.)

    Synonyms:
    professorship


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