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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEN'ATOR, n.
1. A mimber of a senate. In Rome one of the qualifications of a senator was the possession of property to the amount of 80,000 sesterces, about 7000 pounds sterling, or thirty dollars. In Scotland, the lords of session are called senators of the college of justices.
2. A counselor; a judge or magistrate.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a member of a senate

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English senatour, from Anglo-French senatur, from Latin senator, from senatus Date: 13th century a member of a senate senatorship noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a member of a senate. 2 (in Scotland) a Lord of Session. Derivatives: senatorial adj. senatorship n. Etymology: ME f. OF senateur f. L senator -oris (as SENATE)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Senator Sen"a*tor, n. [OE. senatour, OF. senatour, F. s['e]nateur, fr. L. senator.] 1. A member of a senate. The duke and senators of Venice greet you. --Shak. Note: In the United States, each State sends two senators for a term of six years to the national Congress. 2. (O.Eng.Law) A member of the king's council; a king's councilor. --Burrill.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(senators) Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English. A senator is a member of a political Senate, for example in the United States or Australia. N-COUNT; N-TITLE

Moby Thesaurus

MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, alderman, assemblyman, chosen freeholder, city father, congressman, congresswoman, councilman, floor leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, majority leader, minority leader, party whip, representative, solon, state senator, whip



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