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Council meaning

council - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( Christianity) an assembly or theologians and bishops and other representative of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
  2. 2. An assembly of men summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice; as, a council of physicians for consultation in a critical case.
  3. 3. A body of man elected or appointed to constitute an advisory or a legislative assembly; as, a governor's council; a city council.
  4. 4. Act of deliberating; deliberation; consultation.
  5. 5. An assembly for deliberation or advice.

council - examples of usage

  1. That may mean trouble for him, and neither you nor I would wish to be brought before any such council of war as might be called together." - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  2. He belonged to a family which had acquired extensive estates in Ireland, and he too would go to Virginia, where he served as first president of the colony's council. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  3. " Let us go back and warn the Council," he said, turning towards the way he had come. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
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