What does senator mean?

Definitions for senator
ˈsɛn ə tərsen·a·tor

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word senator.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. senatornoun

    a member of a senate

Wiktionary

  1. senatornoun

    A member, normally elected, in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate. The legislatures of the United States and Canada have senators.

  2. senatornoun

    A position in government held in ancient Rome by experienced, elder officials as advisors or consultants for younger, less experienced functionaries.

  3. Etymology: From senator, ultimately from senex.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Senatornoun

    A publick counsellor.

    Etymology: senator, Latin; senateur, French.

    Most unwise patricians,
    You grave but reckless senators. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    As if to ev’ry fop it might belong,
    Like senators, to censure, right or wrong. George Granville.

Wikipedia

  1. senator

    A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature. The name comes from the ancient Roman Senate (Latin: Senatus), so-called as an assembly of the senior (Latin: senex meaning "the elder" or "old man") and therefore considered wiser and more experienced members of the society or ruling class. However the Roman Senate was not the ancestor or predecessor of modern parliamentarism in any sense, because the Roman senate was not a legislative body.Many countries have an assembly named a senate, composed of senators who may be elected, appointed, have inherited the title, or gained membership by other methods, depending on the country. Modern senates typically serve to provide a chamber of "sober second thought" to consider legislation passed by a lower house, whose members are usually elected. Most senates have asymmetrical duties and powers compared with their respective lower house meaning they have special duties, for example to fill important political positions or to pass special laws. Conversely many senates have limited powers in changing or stopping bills under consideration and efforts to stall or veto a bill may be bypassed by the lower house or another branch of government.

ChatGPT

  1. senator

    A senator is a member of the Senate, which is the upper chamber in some bicameral legislative systems, including in the U.S. This individual is elected to represent a specific geographical region, often a state or province, in the legislative process. Senators are responsible for proposing, examining, and voting on new laws, as well as fulfilling various other roles depending upon the specific rules of their government system.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Senatornoun

    a member of a senate

  2. Senatornoun

    a member of the king's council; a king's councilor

  3. Etymology: [OE. senatour, OF. senatour, F. snateur, fr. L. senator.]

Editors Contribution

  1. senator

    An elected member of a senate. The members of the senate choose to focus positively on cocreating optimum health, human rights, right to life, civil rights, ethical, fair, just and moral shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    The members of the senate work together in a united manner to ensure they create optimum health, human rights and shared prosperity for all.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 16, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SENATOR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Senator is ranked #123796 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Senator surname appeared 139 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Senator.

    75.5% or 105 total occurrences were White.
    17.2% or 24 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    5.7% or 8 total occurrences were Black.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of senator in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of senator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of senator in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    We started out organizing in Iowa a lot later than Senator Clinton did. She was here in 2008; has the experience we didn't have. She's done this before, we didn't. She has a very strong organization. And I applaud her for that, but I will tell you that the last couple of months we have gained a whole lot of ground and again I think we stand a real chance to create a large voter turnout.

  2. State John Kerry:

    Well, senator, we're not hiring them.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Senator Burr contacted me this morning to inform me of his decision to step aside as Chairman of the Intelligence Committee during the pendency of the investigation. We agreed that this decision would be in the best interests of the committee and will be effective at the end of the day tomorrow.

  4. Julie Tarallo:

    Senator McCain's comments tonight were simply meant to convey that the constant revelations of events surrounding Russia's interference in the 2016 election are reminiscent of past scandals, are not good for America and require further scrutiny, he continues to call for a select committee to investigate all aspects of Russia's interference in the 2016 election and all of the events surrounding it.

  5. Vice President-elect:

    On that day, I was not only Vice President-elect, I was also a United States senator. And I was here at the Capitol that morning, at a classified hearing with fellow members of Senate Intelligence Committee. Hours later, the gates of the Capitol were breached, i had left. But my thoughts immediately turned not only to my colleagues, but to my staff, who had been forced to seek refuge in our office, converting filing cabinets into barricades.

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