Associations to the word «Committee»

Wiktionary

COMMITTEE, noun. A group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols
COMMITTEE, noun. (archaic) a guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or herself.

Dictionary definition

COMMITTEE, noun. A special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle.
COMMITTEE, noun. A self-constituted organization to promote something.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke