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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"

    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

  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, 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, 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

  7. moderate, chair, lead(verb)

    preside over

    "John moderated the discussion"

    Synonyms:
    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.)

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chair(n)

    Synonyms:
    seat, professorship, chairman

How to pronounce chair?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say chair in sign language?

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How to use chair in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Henson:

    There was no difference between standing or walking, it showed that it did n’t matter what you do as long as you get out of the chair.

  2. Ian Nakamoto:

    The whole market is basically on a rise because of her (Fed Chair Janet Yellen's) comments about low (interest rates) for longer.

  3. Republican Commissioner Michael Piwowar:

    We still have no idea when final rules on capital and margin will make their way onto the Commission agenda, much less when the entire regime will be up and running, the calls of a bipartisan majority of the Commission have not been enough to influence the Chair into prioritizing our ... mandates.

  4. Rachel Jesien:

    After two months, another big milestone was that [Pesce] knew what poses to do whenever the usual pains would come up for her, for example, if she was having hip pain, she’d sit on a chair and do an ankle-to-knee pose.

  5. Iowa Democratic Party:

    As chair of the party, I apologize deeply for this.


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