Council

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Council->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ council
council
committee
subcommittee
comitia
court
chamber
cabinet
board
bench
staff
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ senate
senate
senatus
parliament
chamber of deputies
directory
reichsrath
rigsdag
cortes
storthing
witenagemote
junta
divan
musnud
sanhedrim
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ classis
classis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Amphictyonic council
Amphictyonic council
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ duma
duma
house of representatives
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ legislative assembly
legislative assembly
legislative council
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ riksdag
riksdag
volksraad
witan
caput
consistory
chapter
syndicate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ court of appeal
court of appeal
&c.(tribunal) 966
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ board of control
board of control
board of works
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vestry
vestry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ county council
county council
local board
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ audience chamber
audience chamber
council chamber
state chamber
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ cabinet council
cabinet council
privy council
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ cockpit
cockpit
convocation
synod
congress
convention
diet
states-general
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ assembly
assembly
caucus
conclave
clique
conventicle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ meeting
meeting
sitting
seance
conference
session
palaver
pourparler
durbar
house
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ quorum
quorum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ council fire
council fire
=>(N. Am.)
powwow
=>(U.S.)
primary
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ senator
senator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ member
member
member of parliament
M.P.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ councilor
councilor
representative of the people
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ assemblyman
assemblyman
congressman
PARAG:Council->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ senatorial
senatorial
curule
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ congressional
congressional
parliamentary

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  • Council — may refer to: Contents 1 In politics 2 In other fields 3 In United States geography 4 See also In politics …   Wikipedia

  • Council — Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] 1. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • council — coun‧cil [ˈkaʊnsl] noun [countable] 1. a group of people that are chosen to make rules, laws, or decisions, or to give advice: • the council for civil liberties ˈworks ˌcouncil HUMAN RESOURCES an organization in a company where employers and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Council — coun·cil / kau̇n səl/ n: a governmental body: as a: a group elected as a legislative body city council b: an administrative body council on aging c: an executive body whose members are equal in power and authority co …   Law dictionary

  • Council — ist das englische Wort für Rat; Ratsversammlung, Kollegium, Gemeinderat/Stadtrat oder (im Kontext der römisch katholischen Kirche) Konzil der Name von Floyd Council (1911–1976), US amerikanischer Blues Gitarrist, Mandolinenspieler und Sänger Orte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Council —   [kaʊnsl, englisch] der, s/ s, mehrköpfiges Beratungsorgan, Ratsversammlung auf allen Regierungs und Verwaltungsstufen. In Großbritannien Cabinet Council, Kabinettsrat, Privy Council, geheimer Staatsrat der Krone (hat nur noch Bedeutung als… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • council — [koun′səl] n. [ME counceil < OFr concile < L concilium, group of people, meeting < com , together + calere, to call (see CLAMOR); confused in form and meaning in ME with COUNSEL] 1. a group of people called together for consultation,… …   English World dictionary

  • Council — Council, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Council, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • council — council, counsel 1. These are now distinct words and are only distantly related. A council is an administrative body or meeting, and its members are councillors. Counsel is advice given formally and often professionally; counsel or a counsel is a …   Modern English usage

  • council — (n.) early 12c., from Anglo Fr. cuncile, from O.N.Fr. concilie (O.Fr. concile, 12c.) assembly; council meeting; body of counsellors, from L. concilium group of people, meeting, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + calare to call (see CLAIM… …   Etymology dictionary

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