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?