What does Chairman mean?

Definitions for Chairman
ˈtʃɛər mənChair·man

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson(verb)

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

  2. chair, chairman(verb)

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

    "She chaired the department for many years"

Wiktionary

  1. chairman(Noun)

    A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.

  2. chairman(Noun)

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

  3. chairman(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chairman(noun)

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

  2. Chairman(noun)

    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

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

How to pronounce Chairman?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Chairman in sign language?

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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. Chuck Grassley:

    I'm not really answering any questions on that until I find out if we're in the majority, no Republican chairman's gon na make a decision until we know what the status is. So it's kind of a caucus decision not to talk about nominations until we get that firmed up.

  2. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell:

    Mr. Jordan, I find it incredibly disrespectful that you have been sitting here next to the chairman without wearing masks, you're putting other people's lives and their family( at risk).

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Senator Burr contacted me this morning to inform me of his decision to step aside as Chairman of the Intelligence Committee during the pendency of the investigation. We agreed that this decision would be in the best interests of the committee and will be effective at the end of the day tomorrow.

  4. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff:

    House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff clearly doesn't want to, and you know, who can blame House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff at this point ? he knows that he will be savaged by the White House for anything that he says that's critical of the President and he wants to resist being drawn into this.

  5. Industry Minister Monica Maeland:

    I no longer have trust in the chairman of Telenor.

Images & Illustrations of Chairman

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