Associations to the word «Senate»


SENATE, noun. In some bicameral legislative systems, the upper house or chamber.
SENATE, noun. A group of experienced, respected, wise individuals serving as decision makers or advisors in a political system or in institutional governance, as in a university, and traditionally of advanced age and male.
SENATE, proper noun. Any of several legislative bodies. (In countries which have multiple legislative bodies, the Senate is often the more senior.)
SENATE, proper noun. (historical) The council that governed the ancient Roman Republic.
SENATE, proper noun. (Canada) The Senate of Canada; the upper house of the Canadian parliament; "the Senate".
SENATE, proper noun. (US) The United States Senate, "the Senate".
SENATE, proper noun. (US) The upper legislative body of many of the states of the United States.

Dictionary definition

SENATE, noun. Assembly possessing high legislative powers.
SENATE, noun. The upper house of the United States Congress.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy