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Another word for congress

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Noun
  1. A formal assemblage of the members of a group

      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
      1. The act of convoking.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      1. A formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates, as of a political party, fraternal society, profession, or industry.
      2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      3. An agreement between states, sides, or military forces, especially an international agreement dealing with a specific subject, such as the treatment of prisoners of war.
      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
    See also:

    assemble

  2. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together

      1. A meeting.
      2. A casual social gathering.
      1. A group of soldiers.
      2. Military units; soldiers.
      3. A unit of cavalry, armored vehicles, or artillery in a European army, corresponding to a platoon in the US Army.
      1. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
      2. To cause to come together; gather:
      3. To bring into existence or readiness; summon up:
      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The action of one that gathers.
      2. That which is gathered or amassed; a collection or accumulation.
      3. An assembly of persons; a meeting.
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      1. The act of convoking.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      1. A formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates, as of a political party, fraternal society, profession, or industry.
      2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      3. An agreement between states, sides, or military forces, especially an international agreement dealing with a specific subject, such as the treatment of prisoners of war.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. A body of assembled people or things; a gathering.
      3. A group of people gathered for religious worship.
      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. A secret or confidential meeting.
      2. The private rooms in which the cardinals meet to elect a new pope.
      3. The meeting held to elect a new pope.
      1. A group of persons:
      2. One's companions or associates:
      3. A guest or guests:
      1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      3. A corpse or carcass.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A collection of people or things; a gathering.
    See also:

    collect

  3. A group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

      1. The act of uniting or the state of being united.
      2. A combination so formed, especially an alliance or confederation of people, parties, or political entities for mutual interest or benefit.
      3. A set, every member of which is an element of one or another of two or more given sets.
      1. A chiefly social organization of women students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
      2. An association or a society of women.
      1. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
      2. A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
      3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
      1. The act or process of organizing:
      2. The state or manner of being organized:
      3. A manner of accomplishing something in an orderly or efficient way:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
      2. An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. An association of persons of the same trade or pursuits, formed to protect mutual interests and maintain standards.
      2. A similar association, as of merchants or artisans, in medieval times.
      3. A group of species in a community that use similar environmental resources in a similar way, such as a group of songbirds that all glean insects from leaves.
      1. A body of people associated for a common purpose or interest, such as a guild.
      2. A group of people joined by similar backgrounds, occupations, interests, or tastes:
      3. A social organization at a college or university, traditionally consisting of male students and designated by Greek letters.
      1. The companionship of individuals in a congenial atmosphere and on equal terms:
      2. Friendship; comradeship:
      3. A close association of friends or equals sharing similar interests:
      1. The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
      2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
      1. The act of forming into or becoming part of a confederacy.
      2. The state of being confederated.
      3. A group of confederates, especially of states or nations, united for a common purpose; a league.
      1. A stout heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel.
      2. An implement used in some games to drive a ball, especially a stick with a protruding head used in golf.
      3. Something resembling a club.
      1. The act of associating or the state of being associated.
      2. An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common; a society.
      3. A mental connection or relation between thoughts, feelings, ideas, or sensations.
    See also:

    group

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