What does Chairman mean?

Definitions for Chairman
ˈtʃɛər mənCha·ir·man

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Chairman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairpersonverb

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

  2. chair, chairmanverb

    act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

    "She chaired the department for many years"

Wiktionary

  1. chairmannoun

    A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.

  2. chairmannoun

    The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity.

  3. chairmannoun

    Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan-chair, or similar conveyance.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chairmannoun

    Etymology: from chair and man.

    In these assemblies generally one person is chosen chairman or moderator, to keep the several speakers to the rules of order. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.

    One elbows him, one justles in the shole,
    A rafter breaks his head, or chairman ’s pole. Dryden.

    Troy chairmen bore the wooden steed,
    Pregnant with Greeks, impatient to be freed;
    Those bully Greeks, who, as the moderns do,
    Instead of paying chairmen, run them through. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chairmannoun

    the presiding officer of a committee, or of a public or private meeting, or of any organized body

  2. Chairmannoun

    one whose business it is to cary a chair or sedan

Freebase

  1. Chairman

    The chairman, also simply known as the chair, is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board committee, or deliberative assembly. The person holding the office is typically elected or appointed by the members of the group. The chairman presides over meetings of the assembled group and conducts its business in an orderly fashion. When the group is not in session, the officer's duties often include acting as its head, its representative to the outside world and its spokesperson.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. Chairman

    Provides the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

  2. Chairman

    Provides the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chairman' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #983

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chairman' in Written Corpus Frequency: #576

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chairman' in Nouns Frequency: #380

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chairman in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chairman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Chairman in a Sentence

  1. Moon Jae-in:

    I am willing to talk candidly with Chairman Kim Jong Un to find a balance between the US' demands for denuclearization and North Korea's request for dropping hostile policies and enforcing measures to secure their safety, i believe that the denuclearization issue can be progressed at a rapid pace if the two leaders face each other again and talk.

  2. Jim Jordan:

    Forty-seven Democrats said they were for it, the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee says ISIS is exploiting it, and we're not going to put it on the omnibus, but we may put in a special provision to help campaign finance for the political parties? do you think the American people are going to like that? Of course it has to go on the bill.

  3. Senator Burr:

    I relied solely on public news reports to guide my decision regarding the sale of stocks on February 13, specifically, I closely followed CNBC's daily health and science reporting out of its Asia bureaus at the time. Understanding the assumption many could make in hindsight however, I spoke this morning with the chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee and asked him to open a complete review of the matter with full transparency.

  4. Kris Sava:

    We are pleased with ICSID's decision to reject the challenges made by Venezuela to remove the Tribunal's Chairman and ConocoPhillips' appointed arbitrator.

  5. Jason Furman:

    If I was chairman of President Putin's council of economic advisers, I would be extremely concerned, they are between a rock and a hard place in economic policy.

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