Definition of "chaired" []

  • A seat with a back on which one person sits, typically having four legs and often having arms (noun)
  • An official position of authority (noun)
  • The person chairing a debate or meeting (noun)
  • A professorship (noun)
  • An iron or steel cradle bolted to a sleeper in which the rail sits and is locked in position (noun)
  • To preside over (a meeting) (verb)
  • To carry aloft in a sitting position after a triumph or great achievement (verb)
  • To provide with a chair of office (verb)
  • To install in a chair (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of chair. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chaired" in a sentence
  • "McCain chaired Gramm's short-lived presidential campaign in 1996; Gramm is co-chair of McCain's current effort."
  • "The one-time event turned into an annual one: Chanin chaired last year's conference on American policy toward AIDS in developing countries, with a keynote by Doctors Without Borders founder Bernard Kouchner, and he is co-chairing this year's conference on human trafficking, which includes a semester-long academic course, an art exhibit and film festival, and travel grants for 75 students from around the country to join hundreds from the Chicago area."
  • "His campaign manager routinely lobbied for corporations who had business before the Senate Commerce Committee that McCain chaired."