Textual thesaurus for "chair"

(noun) professorship

the position of professor

he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

(noun) electric chair, death chair, hot seat

an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person

the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair

(noun) president, chairman, chairperson, chairwoman

the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

address your remarks to the chairperson

(verb) lead, moderate

preside over

John moderated the discussion

(verb) chairman

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

She chaired the department for many years