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Meaning & Definition of Chair in English

English

Chair

/ʧɛr/

noun

1. A seat for one person, with a support for the back

  • "He put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
    synonym:
  • chair

2. The position of professor

  • "He was awarded an endowed chair in economics"
    synonym:
  • professorship
  • ,
  • chair

3. The officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

  • "Address your remarks to the chairperson"
    synonym:
  • president
  • ,
  • chairman
  • ,
  • chairwoman
  • ,
  • chair
  • ,
  • chairperson

4. An instrument of execution by electrocution

  • Resembles an ordinary seat for one person
  • "The murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"
    synonym:
  • electric chair
  • ,
  • chair
  • ,
  • death chair
  • ,
  • hot seat

5. A particular seat in an orchestra

  • "He is second chair violin"
    synonym:
  • chair

verb

1. Act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

  • "She chaired the department for many years"
    synonym:
  • chair
  • ,
  • chairman

2. Preside over

  • "John moderated the discussion"
    synonym:
  • moderate
  • ,
  • chair
  • ,
  • lead

Examples of using

Just get up out of your chair and walk away.
No, and it is also not under the chair.
The chair needs to be repaired.