HyperDic: senate

English > 2 senses of the word senate / Senate:
NOUNgroupsenateassembly possessing high legislative powers
groupSenate, United States Senate, U.S. Senate, US Senatethe upper house of the United States Congress
senate / Senate > pronunciation
Soundsseh'naht; seh'niht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > senate: 2 senses > noun 1, group
Meaningassembly possessing high legislative powers.
NarrowerUnited 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
Spanishsenado
Catalansenat
English > Senate: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe upper house of the United States Congress.
SynonymsUnited States Senate, U.S. Senate, US Senate
Member ofCongress, United States Congress, U.S. Congress, US CongressThe legislature of the United States government
Broadersenateassembly possessing high legislative powers
Spanishsenado
Catalansenat dels Estats Units, senat

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