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
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    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. Jonathan Hoffman:

    The Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff briefed the President yesterday on plans to redeploy 9,500 troops from Germany.

  2. Industry Minister Monica Maeland:

    I no longer have trust in the chairman of Telenor.

  3. Donald Trump:

    As Chairman Nunes said just the other day, if we got all the information we're looking for, we could wrap this up faster. But I have seen no evidence to the contrary of, of the initial assessment that Chairman Gowdy has made, but I want to make sure that we run every lead down and make sure we get final answers to these questions.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I do believe in meetings, look, I believe that having a meeting with Chairman Kim was a good thing. I think having meetings with the President of China was a very good thing, I believe it's really good. And so having meetings with Russia, China, North Korea, I believe in North Korea. Nothing bad's going to come out of it, and maybe some good will come out. But I go in with low expectations, I'm not going in with high expectations. I don't, I don't really, I can't tell you what's going to happen, but I can tell you what I'll be asking for and we'll see if something comes of it.

  5. The Republican Sanders:

    I know this will shock the viewers -- the vice-chairman of the Vermont Republican Party who happened to be Donald Trump's campaign manager raised this issue and initiated this investigation, … I think what you're looking at is something that [the] Republican National Committee is very excited about.

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