ALL meanings of senate

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  • noun senate an assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government, especially a legislative assembly of a state or nation. 1
  • noun senate (initial capital letter) the upper house of the legislature of certain countries, as the United States, France, Italy, Canada, Ireland, Republic of South Africa, Australia, and some Latin American countries. 1
  • noun senate the room or building in which such a group meets. 1
  • noun senate Roman History. the supreme council of state, the membership and functions of which varied at different periods. 1
  • noun senate a governing, advisory, or disciplinary body, as in certain universities. 1
  • noun senate lawmaking assembly 1
  • proper noun senate The Senate is the smaller and more important of the two parts of the parliament in some countries, for example the United States and Australia. 0
  • proper noun senate Senate or the Senate is the governing council at some universities. 0
  • noun senate any legislative or governing body considered to resemble a Senate 0
  • noun senate the main governing body at some colleges and universities 0
  • noun senate the upper chamber of the legislatures of the US, Canada, Australia, and many other countries 0
  • noun senate the legislative council of ancient Rome. Originally the council of the kings, the Senate became the highest legislative, judicial, and religious authority in republican Rome 0
  • noun senate the ruling body of certain free cities in medieval and modern Europe 0
  • noun senate a council of elders 0
  • noun senate the supreme council of the ancient Roman state, originally only of patricians but later including the plebeians 0
  • noun senate a lawmaking assembly; state council 0
  • noun senate the upper house of the legislature of the U.S., or of most of the states of the U.S. 0
  • noun senate a similar body in other countries 0
  • noun senate a governing or advisory council in a college or university 0
  • noun senate the building or hall where a senate meets 0
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