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(noun, adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 7 meanings of the word Chief.

How to pronounce chief:


Chief - as a noun

A person who is in charge

Example: "The head of the whole operation"

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head8top dog
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A person who exercises control over workers

Example: "If you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

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The head of a tribe or clan

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
chieftain17headman13tribal chief
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Chief - as an adjective satellite

Most important element

Example: "The chief aim of living"

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Chief - as a verb

To smoke cannabis.

Chief - as an adjective

Primary; principal.

Example: "Negligence was the chief cause of the disaster."

Intimate, friendly.

Example Sentences

"The chief of police is responsible for maintaining law and order in the city."
"The tribal chief made important decisions for the entire community."
"The chief of staff coordinates the activities of all departments within the organization."
"The fire chief arrived at the scene of the accident to assess the situation."
"The chief executive officer is in charge of the company's overall operations."
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Word Game Points

Is CHIEF a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, chief is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CHIEF has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is CHIEF a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, chief is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CHIEF has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is CHIEF a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, chief is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CHIEF has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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