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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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. Wu Qiang:

    This year we can see a lot of steps( by Xi) in preparation for the coming 20th Party Congress( scheduled for 2022), but also we could see such change in the English title of Chairman, the title of Chairman means the top, absolute top, absolute authority. The totalitarian title for the leader of Communist Party.

  2. Mac Brown:

    Chairman Yarmuth’s announcement shows Democrats realize their chances of maintaining control of the U.S. House of Representatives are slim to none, we look forward to doing our part to helping retire Nancy Pelosi as speaker in 2022.

  3. Michael McCaul:

    I hope that Chairman Xi looks at the difficulties that Russia is having — maybe it is not such a great idea, however, I worry because China’s capabilities far outweigh Taiwan’s, that we need to learn from the lessons and mistakes we made in Ukraine and start heavily arming Taiwan.

  4. Liu Youbin:

    Weather conditions last month in Beijing were the worst over the past six years with slow wind, little rain and high temperatures, but average pollution readings were able to stay at same level as the past five years, the air pollution campaign has entered a stage of stalemate, as Chairman Mao described in his famous book 'On Protracted War'... The efforts we made have sometimes been offset by unfavorable weather, and it will take time for us to slip the leash of weather conditions to win the war.

  5. Marine Le Pen:

    I think he should no longer be able to speak in the name of the National Front, he could very well have been honorary chairman...he could have distanced himself, taken a step back. He doesn't wish to do that, he is being provocative. I see his most recent acts as ill-will both towards the National Front and towards me.

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