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.

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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  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

How to pronounce Chairman?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    I am confident that U.S. Secret Service Director Joe Clancy will take appropriate action to hold accountable those who violated any laws or the policies of this department, i also reiterate the apology I issued in April to Chairman Chaffetz. Activities like those described in the report must not, and will not, be tolerated.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea, meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit, and more. Kim Young (sic) Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading now to New York. Solid response to my letter, thank you!

  3. Matt Gaetz:

    Chairman @RepJerryNadler should prioritize a Judiciary investigation into how Jeffrey Epstein died in federal custody( in Nadlers own neighborhood !) over the Kavanaugh confirmation( which already happened), and the Russia hoax( which never happened).

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    The law is very clear, the law says that upon written request from the chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means or the chairman of( Senate) Finance or the chairman of the Joint Committee on Taxation... the Secretary shall furnish, shall -- not may, should, could -- shall furnish such committee with any return or return information specified in such request.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    Chairman Nunes wants to make sure this is not a distraction to a very important investigation.

Images & Illustrations of Chairman

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