chair
Noun
1. (seat) 
a. la silla (F) 
2. (armchair) 
a. el sillón (M) 
3. (chairperson) 
a. el presidente(a) (M)la presidente(a) (F) 
to be in the chairocupar la presidencia
4. (university) 
a. la cátedra (F) (of professor) 
transitive verb
5. (meeting) 
a. presidir 
chair [tʃɛəʳ]
noun
1 (gen) silla (f); (armchair) sillón (m); butaca (f); (wheelchair) silla (f) (de ruedas)
There was no ramp, so she couldn't get the chair inside the building
(seat) lugar (m); asiento (m)
please take a chair siéntese or tome asiento por favor
2 (Univ) cátedra (f)
3 [of meeting] presidencia (f); (chairman) presidente (m)
to be in the chair take the chair presidir
to address the chair dirigirse al presidente
4
the chair (US) (electric chair) la silla eléctrica
transitive verb
1 [+person] llevar a hombros
they chaired him off the ground le sacaron del campo a hombros
2 [+meeting] presidir
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