What is chief?

  • (noun): A person who exercises control over workers.
    Synonyms: foreman, gaffer, honcho, boss
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on chief:

United States Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit - Chief Judges
... Chief judges have administrative responsibilities with respect to their circuits, and preside over any panel on which they serve unless the circuit justice (i.e ... Court, where one justice is specifically nominated to be chief, the office of chief judge rotates among the circuit judges ... To be chief, a judge must have been in active service on the court for at least one year, be under the age of 65, and have not previously served as chief judge ...
Corporate Title
... with "C" and ending with "O" (for "Chief __________ Officer") the traditional officers are Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Operations Officer (COO), and Chief Financial ... Chief administrative officer and Chief risk officer positions are often found in banking, insurance, and other financial services companies ... including telecom and semi-conductor) (now IT sector companies also) tend to have a Chief Technology Officer (CTO), while companies with a strong Information Technology (IT) presence have a ...
Pawnee People - Notable Pawnee
... "Chief" Yellow Horse, Major League baseball player Old Lady Grieves The Enemy, 19th c ... woman warrior Petalesharo, a Skidi Pawnee chief who in 1817 rescued an Ietan Comanche girl from Pawnee ritual human sacrifice ... author and educator Wicked Chief, visited President James Monroe in 1822 with a delegation of Indian dignitaries ...
United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit - Chief Judges
... Chief Judge Godbold 1981–1986 Roney 1986–1989 Tjoflat 1989–1996 Hatchett 1996–1999 Anderson 1999–2002 Edmondson 2002–2009 Dubina 2009–present ... where one justice is specifically nominated to be chief, the office of chief judge rotates among the circuit judges ... To be chief, a judge must have been in active service on the court for at least one year, be under the age of 65, and have not previously served as chief judge ...
Chester W. Nimitz - Military Career - Between The Wars
... War College, Newport, Rhode Island, and in June 1923, became Aide and Assistant Chief of Staff to Commander Battle Fleet, and later to the Commander in Chief, U.S ... In April 1935, he returned home for three years as Assistant Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, before becoming Commander, Cruiser Division 2, Battle Force ... On 15 June 1939 he was appointed Chief of the Bureau of Navigation ...

More definitions of "chief":

  • (noun): A person who is in charge.
    Synonyms: head, top dog
  • (adj): Most important element.
    Example: "The chief aim of living"
    Synonyms: main, primary, principal

Famous quotes containing the word chief:

    The chief element in the art of statesmanship under modern conditions is the ability to elucidate the confused and clamorous interests which converge upon the seat of government. It is an ability to penetrate from the naïve self-interest of each group to its permanent and real interest.... Statesmanship ... consists in giving the people not what they want but what they will learn to want.
    Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)

    The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of the chief motives to disclose it.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.
    James A. Garfield (1831–1881)