Thesaurus

chair

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of chair

1 a person in charge of a meeting
  • all questions and comments should be directed to the chair

Synonyms for chair

Words Related to chair

2 the place of leadership or command
  • the chair of the English department at the university

Synonyms for chair

Words Related to chair

Near Antonyms for chair

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about chair

Time Traveler for chair

Time Traveler

The first known use of chair was in the 13th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chair. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on chair

Dictionary: Definition of chair

Nglish: Translation of chair for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of chair for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about chair

Comments on chair

What made you want to look up chair? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!