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Definitions for senatorial
ˌsɛn əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-sen·a·to·ri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. senatorialadjective

    of or relating to senators

    "senatorial election"


  1. senatorialadjective

    Relating to a senator.

  2. senatorialadjective

    Relating to a senate.

  3. senatorialadjective

    Entitled to elect a senator, or by senators.

    the senatorial districts of a State

  4. Etymology: sénatorial or senatorius, equivalent to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Senatorial, Senatorianadjective

    Belonging to senators; befitting senators.

    Etymology: senatorius, Lat. senatorial, senatorien, Fr.


  1. senatorial

    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.


  1. senatorial

    Senatorial refers to anything related to a senate or its members. This term is usually used in the context of politics, legislation, or government, often referring to actions, behaviors, or attributes associated with a senate. It can refer to individuals (senators), groups (a governing body), or even certain characteristics or protocols. It originates from the word "senate", a legislative or governing council in many countries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Senatorialadjective

    of or pertaining to a senator, or a senate; becoming to a senator, or a senate; as, senatorial duties; senatorial dignity

  2. Senatorialadjective

    entitled to elect a senator, or by senators; as, the senatorial districts of a State

  3. Etymology: [F. snatorial, or L. senatorius.]

Anagrams for senatorial »

  1. alienators

  2. rationales

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of senatorial in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of senatorial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of senatorial in a Sentence

  1. His Florida counterpart:

    The National Republican Senatorial Committee's going to be about issues -- not endorsements.

  2. Randy Evans:

    This could be the most important filing for the most important race in the country, it is the signal Georgia Republicans have been waiting on and the one the Democratic Senatorial Committee feared most.

  3. Rick Scott:

    As the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee I'm not gonna endorse in primaries, I'm gonna help our incumbent senators win their elections, which I think they all will, but what I want to do is we're gonna have robust primaries, we're gonna get the best candidate out that the voters in that state want, and what's gonna happen is we're gonna have a great '22.

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