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Synonyms for chair

Synonyms for (noun) chair

Synonyms: professorship, chair Definition: the position of professor Usage: he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

Similar words: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office Definition: a job in an organization Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Synonyms: chair Definition: a seat for one person, with a support for the back Usage: he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down

Similar words: seat Definition: furniture that is designed for sitting on Usage: there were not enough seats for all the guests

Synonyms: chair Definition: a particular seat in an orchestra Usage: he is second chair violin

Similar words: seat Definition: any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit) Usage: he dusted off the seat before sitting down

Synonyms: electric chair, death chair, chair, hot seat Definition: an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person Usage: the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair

Similar words: instrument of execution Definition: an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person

Synonyms: president, chair, chairman, chairperson, chairwoman Definition: the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization Usage: address your remarks to the chairperson

Similar words: presiding officer Definition: the leader of a group meeting

Synonyms for (verb) chair

Synonyms: lead, moderate, chair Definition: preside over Usage: John moderated the discussion

Similar words: discuss, talk over, hash out Definition: speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion Usage: We discussed our household budget

Synonyms: chair, chairman Definition: act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university Usage: She chaired the department for many years

Similar words: head, lead Definition: be in charge of Usage: Who is heading this project?