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Definitions and Synonyms of committee | Another word for committee | What is committee?

Definition 1: a special group delegated to consider some matter - [noun denoting group]

Samples where committee or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours

Synonyms for committee in the sense of this definition

(committee is a kind of ...) a unit with administrative responsibilities

(... is a kind of committee ) a committee appointed to consider ethical issues

(... is a kind of committee ) a committee appointed to consider financial issues

(... is a kind of committee ) the chief executive and political committee of the Communist Party

(... is a kind of committee ) committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates

(... is a kind of committee ) a permanent executive committee in socialist countries that has all the powers of some larger legislative body and that acts for it when it is not in session

(... is a kind of committee ) a commission delegated to supervise the zoning of areas for residential or commercial use

(... is a kind of committee ) a committee appointed to judge a competition

(... is a kind of committee ) in the Protestant Episcopal Church: a committee elected by the congregation to work with the churchwardens in managing the temporal affairs of the church

(... is a kind of committee ) a committee to arrange the order of business for some larger (legislative) body

(... is a kind of committee ) a permanent committee

(... is a kind of committee ) a subset of committee members organized for a specific purpose

(... is a kind of committee ) a commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

(... is a kind of committee ) an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue

(... is a kind of committee ) a committee having supervisory powers

"the board has seven members"

(... is a kind of committee ) a commission delegated to supervise an election

(... is a kind of committee ) a commission delegated to ensure opportunities for the expression of opposing views

(... is a kind of committee ) a commission delegated to propose plans for future activities and developments

(... is a kind of committee ) a commission with jurisdiction over fisheries and navigation in a port or river

(... is a kind of committee ) a parliamentary committee appointed for some special purpose

(committee is a member of ...) a member of a commission

(committee is a member of ...) a member of a committee

Definition 2: a self-constituted organization to promote something - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for committee in the sense of this definition

(committee is a kind of ...) an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government

(... is a kind of committee ) a volunteer committee to maintain order where an efficient legal system does not exist

(... is a kind of committee ) a committee to welcome new residents to a community

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