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
    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. Dan Caldwell:

    Senator Sanders will likely continue to try and tout his time as Senate VA Chairman. But an honest look at his time as chairman will show that he failed in his responsibility to oversee the VA and was not a leader in the fight to reform and fix the VA.

  2. Justice Department spokesperson Kerri Kupec:

    Today's action by Chairman Cummings and The Democratic-led committee undermines Congress's credibility with the American people.

  3. 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!

  4. Matt Moore:

    Many of the candidates reach out frequently, they seem to understand that the chairman of any state is a nexus to communicating with thousands of people across the state.

  5. Berthold Huber:

    We are determined with (Chairman) Piech and (Chief Executive Martin) Winterkorn to continue the successful path of VW also in future.

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