Chief

  • 1 Chief — may refer to: Contents 1 Title or rank 2 Aircraft 3 Media 3.1 …

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  • 2 chief# — chief n Chief, chieftain, head, headman, leader, master are comparable when they mean the person in whom resides authority or ruling power but they differ in their applications and associations. Chief is the most comprehensive of these terms,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 chief — chief; chief·dom; chief·ery; chief·ess; chief·less; chief·tain; chief·tain·cy; chief·tain·ess; chief·tain·ry; chief·tain·ship; chief·tess; co·chief; cov·er·chief; hand·ker·chief; head·ker·chief; ker·chief·like; mis·chief·ful; neck·er·chief;… …

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  • 4 chief — I noun boss, captain, caput, chairman, chairperson, chief controller, chieftain, commandant, commander, directing head, director, dux, employer, foreman, foreperson, general, head, headman, headperson, highest ranking person, leader, manager,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Chief — (ch[=e]n), n. [OE. chief, chef, OF. chief, F. chef, fr. L. caput head, possibly akin to E. head. Cf. {Captain}, {Chapter}] 1. The head or leader of any body of men; a commander, as of an army; a head man, as of a tribe, clan, or family; a person… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Chief — 〈[ tʃi:f] m. 6; umg.〉 Anführer, Chef ● wer ist hier der Chief? [engl.] * * * Chief [tʃi:f ], der; s, s [engl. chief < afrz. chief (= frz. chef), ↑ Chef]: engl. Bez. für: Leiter, Oberhaupt; Häuptling. * * * Chief …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 chief — [chēf] n. [ME chef, chief, leader < OFr < VL * capum < L caput, HEAD] 1. the head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority 2. Archaic the most valuable or main part of anything 3. Heraldry the upper… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Chief — Chief, a. 1. Highest in office or rank; principal; head. Chief rulers. John. xii. 42. [1913 Webster] 2. Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Chief — [tʃi:f] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. chief, dies aus altfr. chief (fr. chef), vgl. ↑Chef> engl. Bez. für Chef, Oberhaupt, Häuptling …

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  • 10 chief — c.1300 (n. and adj.), from O.Fr. chief leader, ruler, head of something, capital city (10c., Mod.Fr. chef), from L.L. capum, from L. caput head, also leader, chief, person, summit, capital city (Cf. Sp., Port. cabo, It. capo; see HEAD (Cf. head)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 chief — CIF/ s. m. şef, conducător. (< engl. chief) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 12 chief — [adj] most important, essential arch, capital, cardinal, central, champion, consequential, controlling, crucial, effective, especial, first, foremost, grand, head, highest, key, leading, main, major, momentous, number one*, outstanding, paramount …

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  • 13 chief — ► NOUN 1) a leader or ruler of a people. 2) the head of an organization. ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the highest rank or authority. 2) most important: the chief reason. DERIVATIVES chiefdom noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 chief|ly — «CHEEF lee», adverb, adjective. –adv. 1. for the most part; mainly; mostly: »This vegetable juice is made up chiefly of tomatoes. SYNONYM(S): essentially. 2. first of all; above all: » …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Chief — Chief, est le label d une compagnie de disque indépendante Portail de la musique Catégorie : Label de musique indépendant …

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  • 16 Chief — (engl., spr. tschīf), Chef; Lord C. Justice, Lord Oberrichter, d. h. der Vorsitzende des obersten Gerichtshofes in England …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Chief — 〈 [tʃi:f] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Anführer, Chef [Etym.: engl., »Chef, Häuptling; haupt…, Haupt…«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 18 Chief — Chief(englausgesprochen)m Schulleiter.1950ff …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 19 chief — (izg. čȋf) m DEFINICIJA 1. žarg. direktor, pretpostavljeni; bos 2. pom. šef stroja na brodu, prvi časnik ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 20 chief — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. czif] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. chieffie; lm M. owie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} pierwszy mechanik na statku handlowym <ang.> {{/stl 7}} …

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