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  Words related to chair

Related / Similar Words: professorship, electric chair, death chair, hot seat, president, chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, moderate, lead

 

Definition:
  • the position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics";
  • a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down";
  • an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles a chair; "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair";
  • the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson";
  • preside over; "John moderated the discussion";
  • act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; "She chaired the department for many years";

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    Hyponyms: armchair, barber chair, chaise longue, chaise, daybed, Eames chair, fighting chair, folding chair, highchair, feeding chair, ladder-back, ladder-back chair, lawn chair, garden chair, rocking chair, rocker, straight chair, side chair, swivel chair, tablet-armed chair, throne, wheelchair, Kalon Tripa, vice chairman

     

    Derivational Morphology: chairman, moderate, lead, preside, president, chairwoman, chairperson, moderator

     

    Anagrams: Chari

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: karrige   Catalan: cadira  
    Chinese: 椅子   Dutch: stoel  
    Finnish: tuoli   French: chaise  
    Galician: cadeira   Greek: καρέκλα  
    Hungarian: szék   Italian: sedia  
    Japanese: 椅子   Norwegian: stol  
    Polish: krzesło   Russian: стул  
    Slovene: stol   Swedish: stol  
    Vietnamese: ghế  
     
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