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Definition 1: the social act of assembling for some common purpose - [noun denoting act]

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

  • his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day
  • the lovers met discreetly for the purposes of sexual congress

Synonyms for congress in the sense of this definition

(congress is a kind of ...) the social act of assembling

"they demanded the right of assembly"

(... is a kind of congress ) a meeting planned at a certain time and place

(... is a kind of congress ) a meeting devoted to a particular activity

"a filming session" "a gossip session"

(... is a kind of congress ) the act of meeting for social purposes

"there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"

(... is a kind of congress ) the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity

"a visit to the dentist"

(... is a kind of congress ) the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)

(... is a kind of congress ) the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time

"he dropped by for a visit"

Definition 2: a meeting of elected or appointed representatives - [noun denoting group]

(congress is a kind of ...) a formally arranged gathering

"next year the meeting will be in Chicago" "the meeting elected a chairperson"

(... is a kind of congress ) the legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution; they issued the Declaration of Independence and framed Articles of Confederation

Definition 3: the legislature of the United States government - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for congress in the sense of this definition

(congress is a kind of ...) persons who make or amend or repeal laws

(congress is a member of ...) the upper house of the United States Congress

(congress is a member of ...) the lower legislative house of the United States Congress

(... is a member of congress) the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating

Definition 4: a national legislative assembly - [noun denoting group]

(congress is a kind of ...) persons who make or amend or repeal laws

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