Pronunciation: châr
1.A movable single seat with a back.
2.An official seat, as of a chief magistrate or a judge, but esp. that of a professor; hence, the office itself.
The chair of a philosophical school.
- Whewell.
A chair of philology.
- M. Arnold.
3.The presiding officer of an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair.
4.A vehicle for one person; either a sedan borne upon poles, or two-wheeled carriage, drawn by one horse; a gig.
5.An iron block used on railways to support the rails and secure them to the sleepers.
Chair days
days of repose and age.
To put into the chair
to elect as president, or as chairman of a meeting.
To take the chair
to assume the position of president, or of chairman of a meeting.
- Macaulay
v. t.1.To place in a chair.
[imp. & p. p. Chaired ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chairing.]
2.To carry publicly in a chair in triumph.
3.To function as chairperson of (a meeting, committee, etc.); as, he chaired the meeting.
Noun1.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"
2.chair - the position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"
Synonyms: professorship
3.chair - the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
4.chair - an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles a chair; "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"
Verb1.chair - act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; "She chaired the department for many years"
Synonyms: chairman
2.chair - preside over; "John moderated the discussion"
Synonyms: moderate, lead
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