Need another word that means the same as “council”? Find 28 synonyms and 30 related words for “council” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Council” are: advisory body, advisory group, board, board of directors, committee, commission, assembly, panel, trustees, delegates, delegation, local authority, local government, legislature, administration, executive, chamber, ministry, governing body, government, parliament, senate, congress, diet, cabinet, conference, conclave, convocation
Council as a Noun
Definitions of "Council" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “council” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A meeting for consultation or advice.
- A meeting of people for consultation.
- An ecclesiastical assembly.
- An advisory, deliberative, or administrative body of people formally constituted and meeting regularly.
- An assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine.
- (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine.
- A body of people elected to manage the affairs of a city, county, or other municipal district.
- Denoting housing provided by a local council at a subsidized rent.
- A body serving in an administrative capacity.
Synonyms of "Council" as a noun (28 Words)
|administration||The process or activity of running a business, organization, etc.|
A career in arts administration.
|advisory body||An announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat.|
|advisory group||An announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat.|
|assembly||The regular gathering of the teachers and pupils of a school at the start or end of the day.|
They demanded the right of assembly.
|board||A flat portable surface usually rectangular designed for board games.|
Pete set the pieces out on the board.
|board of directors||A flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games.|
|cabinet||A wooden box or piece of furniture housing a radio, television set, or speaker.|
A cabinet meeting.
|chamber||A large underground cavern.|
A burial chamber.
|commission||A work produced in response to a commission.|
The motor was out of commission.
|committee||In the UK the whole House of Commons when sitting as a committee.|
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
|conclave||The meeting place for a conclave.|
|conference||A discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic.|
A conference call.
|congress||A meeting of elected or appointed representatives.|
An international congress of mathematicians.
|convocation||A legislative or deliberative assembly of a university.|
The arguments delayed the convocation of the first congress planned for February 1992.
|delegates||A person appointed or elected to represent others.|
|delegation||A body of delegates or representatives; a deputation.|
The delegation of power to the district councils.
|diet||A legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan.|
Screen violence is becoming the staple diet of the video generation.
|executive||Suitable for a senior business executive.|
The union executive.
|governing body||The act of governing; exercising authority.|
|government||The study of government of states and other political units.|
He had considerable experience of government.
|legislature||Persons who make or amend or repeal laws.|
The Nevada state legislature passed a law to prohibit dumping of nuclear waste.
|local authority||Anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body.|
|local government||Anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body.|
|ministry||Building where the business of a government ministry is transacted.|
A ministry of Christian healing.
|panel||A list of medical practitioners registered in a district as accepting patients under the National Health Service or, formerly, the National Insurance Act.|
A control panel.
|parliament||A legislature similar to the UK Parliament in other nations and states.|
It is uncommon to see a parliament of owls in the wild.
|senate||Assembly possessing high legislative powers.|
The senate must ratify any treaty with a two thirds majority.
|trustees||Members of a governing board.|
Usage Examples of "Council" as a noun
- Emergency council.
- An official human rights council.
- That evening, she held a family council.
- Student council.
- A ban on school buses using the road was imposed by the county council.
- A council flat.
Associations of "Council" (30 Words)
|adjudicate||Bring to an end; settle conclusively.|
The Committee adjudicates on all betting disputes.
|adopt||(of a local authority) accept responsibility for the maintenance of (a road).|
This approach has been adopted by many big banks.
He was appointed deputy manager.
|chieftain||The head of a tribe or clan.|
Powerful feudal chieftains.
|city||A town created a city by charter and usually containing a cathedral.|
Ancient Troy was a great city.
|community||A body of nations or states unified by common interests.|
The scientific community.
|customs||The place at a port, airport, or frontier where officials check incoming goods, travellers, or luggage.|
An inflow of customs duties to the Treasury.
|enact||Act out; represent or perform as if in a play.|
Mystery Plays were staged and enacted by members of the guilds.
|enactment||A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.|
The enactment of equal pay legislation.
|enforcement||The act of compelling observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation.|
The strict enforcement of environmental regulations.
|extraterritorial||Situated outside a country’s territory.|
An extraterritorial decree of assassination from abroad.
|federal||Any federal law enforcement officer.|
A federal Europe.
|ghetto||Any segregated mode of living or working that results from bias or stereotyping.|
No escape from the ghetto of the typing pool.
|imposition||A thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden.|
He listened but resented the imposition.
|indian||Any of the languages spoken by Amerindians.|
|law||An individual rule as part of a system of law.|
|legislate||Make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation.|
Constitutional changes will be legislated.
|legislation||The process of making or enacting laws.|
|local||A local train or bus service.|
Researching local history.
|lombard||A member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century.|
|lore||A body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth.|
Early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend.
|ordain||Make (someone) a priest or minister; confer holy orders on.|
He was ordained a minister before entering Parliament.
|ordinance||An authoritative rule.|
His strict observance of religious ordinances was no doubt quickened by the remorse he felt.
|reenact||Enact or perform again.|
They reenacted the battle of Princeton.
|regulation||In accordance with regulations of the correct type.|
Fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians.
|sequestrate||Take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met.|
In November 1956 the property was sequestrated by the authorities.
|subdivision||A section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided.|
The subdivision of existing subjects.
|tariff||A list of import or export tariffs.|
The reduction of trade barriers and import tariffs.
|tax||Levy a tax on.|
She knew that the ordeal to come must tax all her strength.
|tribal||Members of tribal communities especially in South Asia.|
People don t want political parties stuck in rigid tribal boundaries.