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KK Pronunciation

〔 tʃєr 〕


〔 tʃєә 〕

Overview of noun chair

The noun chair has 5 senses

  • chair -- (a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down")

  • professorship, chair -- (the position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics")

  • president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson -- (the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson")

  • electric chair, chair, death chair, hot seat -- (an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person; "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair")

  • chair -- (a particular seat in an orchestra; "he is second chair violin")

Overview of verb chair

The verb chair has 2 senses

  • chair, chairman -- (act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; "She chaired the department for many years")

  • moderate, chair, lead -- (preside over; "John moderated the discussion")