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    chair - Dictionary definition and meaning for word chair

    Definition
    (noun) a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    Example Sentence
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
    Definition
    (noun) the position of professor
    Synonyms : professorship
    Example Sentence
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics
    Definition
    (noun) the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    Example Sentence
    • address your remarks to the chairperson
    Definition
    (noun) an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person
    Example Sentence
    • the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair
    Definition
    (noun) a particular seat in an orchestra
    Example Sentence
    • he is second chair violin
    Definition
    (verb) act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university
    Synonyms : chairman
    Example Sentence
    • She chaired the department for many years
    Definition
    (verb) preside over
    Synonyms : lead , moderate
    Example Sentence
    • John moderated the discussion
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