Chief can act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.
WHAT DOES CHIEF MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Definition of chief in the English dictionary
The first definition of chief in the dictionary is the head, leader, or most important individual in a group or body of people. Other definition of chief is the upper third of a shield.Chief is also most important; principal.
The translations of chief from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chief» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «chief».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «chief» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «chief» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chief
10 QUOTES WITH «CHIEF»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word chief.
A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
Every man is his own chief enemy.
Richard Dean Anderson
I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
For people who don't know me, I practiced medicine in Casper, Wyoming for 25 years as an orthopedic surgeon, taking care of families in Wyoming. I've been chief of staff of the largest hospital in our state. My wife is a breast cancer survivor.
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
Dad played with me a great deal, as dads should do, and our chief sport was baseball. He bought me a hardball when I was three years old, and he used to sit in a rocker on the front porch while I sat on the grass in the yard, and we'd play catch by the hour.
The police chief of Hiroshima welcomed me eagerly as the first Allied correspondent to reach the city.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIEF»
Discover the use of chief in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chief and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Chief Fire Officer's Desk Reference
This comprehensive volume covers every topic of interest to fire service officers. Every fire department needs this book!
John M. Buckman, III, 2005
The Chief: A Highland Guard Novel
From the Paperback edition.
Monica McCarty, 2010
The Ransom of Red Chief
Two men kidnap a mischievous boy and request a large ransom for his return.
O. Henry, 2008
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic ...
This classic work proves the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, that the Earth revolves around the Sun.
Galileo Galilei, 1953
Mankiller: A Chief and Her People
The first female chief of a large tribe, the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, tells her life story, from her childhood on Mankiller Flats to her struggle to lead her people into a new century.
Michael Wallis, 2000
Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief
In this crisp and readable biography, William T Hagan presents a well-balanced portrait of Quanah Parker, the chief, and Quanah, the man torn between two worlds.
William T. Hagan, 2012
Red Cloud: Photographs of a Lakota Chief
"These images reveal much about Red Cloud - from the height of his position as a tribal leader in the 1870s through his years as an effective and controversial statesman to his old age and death in the early twentieth century.
Frank Henry Goodyear, 2003
Chief: my life in the LAPD
The author recounts his forty-three-year career in the L.A.P.D. and discusses the Watts riots, the Hillside Strangler, Patty Hearst, and the Rodney King case
Daryl F. Gates, Diane K. Shah, 1993
Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian, Second Edition
In a new Foreword, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert situates the book within contemporary Hopi studies, exploring how scholars have used the book since its publication more than seventy years ago.
Don C. Talayesva, Leo W. Simmons, 2013
Chief: The Life History of Eugene Delorme, Imprisoned Santee ...
This is Delorme's story, recorded by his friend of many years, Inez Cardozo-Freeman. They first met in 1978 when Delorme was in the Washington State Penitentiary.
Eugene P. Delorme, Inéz Cardozo-Freeman, 1994
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIEF»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chief is used in the context of the following news items.
First Nations chief Bellegarde calls for reconciliation
MONTREAL — National Chief Perry Bellegarde is urging First Nations and other Canadians to push for reconciliation at the polls this fall. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
Obama Greets Vietnam's Communist Party Chief at White House
The head of Vietnam's Communist Party paid an unprecedented visit to the White House on Tuesday as the Obama administration pushes to ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
New chief executive Martyn Phillips wants WRU to be more inclusive
The new Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips is unveiled at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Huw Evans/REX ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
Ex-Fonterra chief executive Craig Norgate dies
The Prime Minister and All Blacks have joined those paying respects to Fonterra's first chief executive, who has died suddenly after a medical ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
Former Clayton Police Chief to retire rather than head 911
Former Clayton County Police Chief Greg Porter said Tuesday he intends to retire rather than run the county's 911 operation. Porter's decision ... «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jul 15»
Sentry shakeup: Chief investment officer Dennis Mitchell …
Phil Yuzpe, Sentry's president and chief operating officer, reassured the reasoning was not in connection with Mr. Mitchell's management of the ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
Compton fire chief put on administrative leave following Times reports
Compton Fire Chief Jon Thompson was put on administrative leave Tuesday following a series of Times reports on shortcomings at the fire ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
Handshake games are back in chief executive guessing
Handshake games are back in chief executive guessing. "Hi, I'm John Tsang Chun-wah and I'm running for chief executive." The financial ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
Commission selects current deputy chief to serve as Branford fire chief
Branford Fire Deputy Chief Thomas Mahoney (center) is presented an award by Jack Mushin at the Connecticut's Bravest Award Ceremony in ... «New Haven Register, Jul 15»
Vote for new Abbeville police chief ends in two tie votes
The City of Abbeville attempted to hire a new police chief without success Monday night. Abbeville Mayor Jim Giganit said the city council voted ... «Dothan Eagle, Jul 15»
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