chair-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: preside over

She chaired the department for many years.
Two CS professors chaired October conferences.
The Committee is chaired by Republican Arlen Specter from Pennsylvania.
At UN-chaired meeting, Ethiopia and Eritrea trade blame for rising tensions.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: chair.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2