HyperDic: congress

English > 4 senses of the word Congress / congress:
NOUNgroupCongress, United States Congress, U.S. Congress, US Congressthe legislature of the United States government
groupcongressa meeting of elected or appointed representatives / representatives / representatives
groupcongressa national legislative assembly
actcongress, meeting, coming togetherthe social act of assembling for some common purpose
Congress / congress > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nggrahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > Congress: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe legislature of the United States government.
SynonymsUnited States Congress, U.S. Congress, US Congress
Member oflegislative branchThe branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating
MembersUnited States House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, US House of Representatives, House of Representatives, U.S. House, US HouseThe lower legislative house of the United States Congress
United States Senate, U.S. Senate, US Senate, SenateThe upper house of the United States Congress
Broaderlegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makerspersons who make or amend or repeal laws
SpanishCongreso de EEUU, Congreso de Estados Unidos, Congreso, congreso
Catalancongrés dels Estats Units, congrés
English > congress: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA meeting of elected or appointed representatives / representatives / representatives.
NarrowerContinental CongressThe legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution
Broadermeeting, group meetingA formally arranged gathering
Spanishcongreso
Catalancongrés
English > congress: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA national legislative assembly.
Broaderlegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makerspersons who make or amend or repeal laws
SpanishCongreso, congreso
Catalancongrés
Adjectivescongressionalof or relating to congress / congress
English > congress: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe social act of assembling for some common purpose.
Synonymsmeeting, coming together
NarrowerrendezvousA meeting planned at a certain time and place
sessionA meeting devoted to a particular activity
socialization, socialisation, socializing, socialisingThe act of meeting for social purposes
visitThe act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
visitThe act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
visitThe act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
Broaderassembly, assemblage, gatheringThe social act of assembling
Spanishacto carnal, acto sexual, coito, coitus, concúbito, copulación, cópula, encuentro, relaciones sexuales, relación, relación sexual, reunión
Catalanacte carnal, acte sexual, coit, concúbit, copulació, còpula, relació sexual, trobada

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