What does chairman mean?

Definitions for chairman
ˈtʃɛər məncha·ir·man

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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. Ted Cruz:

    That's ultimately a question for the committee chairman, Lindsey Graham, but, but I'd like to see Rudy testify.

  2. Vince McMahon:

    As I approach 77 years old, I feel it's time for me to retire as Chairman and CEO of The WWE.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    United Nations's really pretty straightforward, right, and United Nations's not my -- United Nations's not my description of what needs to take place. Chairman Kim made a promise. Chairman Kim told not only President President Trump, but( South Korean) President Moon that Chairman Kim was prepared to denuclearize. The scope and scale of that is agreed to. The North Koreans understand what The North Koreans means. There's no mistake about what the scope of denuclearization looks like.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    I am determined to achieve the commitment that President Trump made, i’m counting on Chairman Kim to be determined to follow through on the commitment that he made.

  5. Michael McCaul:

    Because, I guarantee, Chairman Xi is looking at this right now, in terms of making his calculation as to whether his next move will be to invade Taiwan, i know that Xi is looking at what is happening in Ukraine and learning how best he is going to do this.

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