Congressman and Senator

Congressman

A Member of Congress (MC) is a person who has been appointed or elected and inducted into some official body called congress, typically to represent a particular constituency in a legislature.

congressman n : a member of the United States House of Representatives [syn: {congresswoman}, {representative}]

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "congressman": MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, alderman, assemblyman, chosen freeholder, city father, congresswoman, councilman, floor leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, majority leader, minority leader, party whip, representative, senator, solon, state senator, whip

Congressman \Con"gress*man\, n.; pl. {Congressmen}. A member of the Congress of the United States, esp. of the House of Representatives. [1913 Webster]

Senator

A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature or parliament. There have been many such bodies in history, since senate means the assembly of the eldest and wiser members of the society and ruling class.

senator n : a member of a senate

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "senator": MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, alderman, assemblyman, chosen freeholder, city father, congressman, congresswoman, councilman, floor leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, majority leader, minority leader, party whip, representative, solon, state senator, whip

Senator \Sen"a*tor\, n. [OE. senatour, OF. senatour, F. s['e]nateur, fr. L. senator.] 1. A member of a senate. [1913 Webster] The duke and senators of Venice greet you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: In the United States, each State sends two senators for a term of six years to the national Congress. [1913 Webster] 2. (O.Eng.Law) A member of the king's council; a king's councilor. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

Data Sources:

  • congressman: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • congressman: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • congressman: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • senator: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • senator: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • senator: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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