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council

 
Noun council has 3 senses
  1. council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
    --1 is a kind of
    administrative unit, administrative body
    --1 has particulars:
     Security Council, SC; Trusteeship Council, TC; Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC; North Atlantic Council, NAC; city council; executive council; panchayat, panchayet, punchayet; privy council; works council; soviet; world council
  2. council - (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 is a kind of
    assembly
    --2 has particulars: Council of Chalcedon; Council of Trent; Lateran Council
  3. council - a meeting of people for consultation; "emergency council"
    --3 is a kind of
    meeting
    --3 has members: council member, councillor
    --3 has particulars: indaba; Jirga; synod
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