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Synonyms for chair

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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"

    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"

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

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

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

    chairwoman, 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"

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

  5. chair(verb)

    a particular seat in an orchestra

    "he is second chair violin"

    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"

    chairman, moderate, lead

  7. moderate, chair, lead(verb)

    preside over

    "John moderated the discussion"

    lead, temper, run, mince, hold in, tame, precede, result, chairman, control, 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.)

    movable seat

  2. chair(n.)

    seat of justice, seat of authority

  3. chair(n.)

    chairman, presiding officer

  4. chair(n.)


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chair(n)

    seat, professorship, chairman

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  1. Vinny Carbone:

    She was in a chair but she was holding onto another chair, shaking, trying to keep her balance, another guy, he had blood on the back of his shirt.

  2. David Klinger:

    It literally makes no sense, as I'm looking at it, why he would escalate to that point -- pick her up, pick up the chair she's in, the desk she's in, and toss her, there may be some logical explanation, but I can't see it.

  3. Kelly Jackson:

    I was upstairs changing for the party, her dad was picking up her older brother, and my mom was in the kitchen, when suddenly I just heard Lexie screaming. I panicked and immediately thought' Oh no, she must have fallen off her chair,'.

  4. Steve Harvey:

    I could not find a way to walk from the stage to my dressing room, to sit in my makeup chair, to walk from my dressing room to the stage or to just sit and have lunch without somebody just walking in, i've always had a policy where, you know, you can come and talk to me -- so many people are great around here, but some of them just started taking advantage of it.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    I feel confident that I'm never going to have a plane with my name on it, how do you run a grassroots campaign? It's very time intensive. It's labor intensive. You don't do it sitting back in the easy chair. You don't do it from a TV studio in Manhattan.

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