Definition of commitee
1. committee [ n ] a special group delegated to consider some matter
Examples: "A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Committee approval of Gov._Price_Daniel 's `` abandoned property '' act seemed certain Thursday despite the adamant protests of Texas bankers .
Under committee rules , it went automatically to a subcommittee for one week .
He told the committee the measure would merely provide means of enforcing the escheat law which has been on_the_books `` since Texas was a republic '' .
A House committee which heard his local_option proposal is expected to give it a favorable report , although the resolution faces hard_sledding later .
The Senate quickly whipped_through its meager fare of House bills approved by committees , passing the three on the calendar .Synonyms commission committee Related Terms administrative_unit board jury subcommittee conservancy fairness_commission presidium vestry election_commission Economic_and_Social_Council_commission blue_ribbon_commission ethics_committee finance_committee planning_commission politburo PAC zoning_commission national_security_council select_committee standing_committee steering_committee committee_member commissioner entrust
2. committee [ n ] a self-constituted organization to promote somethingUsed in print:
(The New York Times,...)
Named by Mayor_Wagner three years ago to head a committee that included James_A._Farley , Bernard_Gimbel and Clint_Blume , Shea worked relentlessly .Synonyms citizens_committee committee Related Terms organization ngo welcoming_committee vigilance_committee
Rhymes withcommittee commitee subcommittee kitty comity amity unanimity anonymity equanimity annuity gratuity calamity ditty city pity bitty witty technicality infirmity gritty humility enmity humanity pretty complexity ubiquity sanctity yosemite seniority christianity indemnity insanity impartiality speciality insecurity materiality annuity inferiority superiority immunity community impunity discontinuity informality vanity unity immorality eventuality plurality punctuality veracity individuality virtuosity immortality pomposity sentimentality clarity mendacity reciprocity centrality instrumentality mentality personality functionality originality tenacity nationality criminality conditionality venality maturity rationality banality proportionality hyperactivity objectivity connectivity scarcity activity tranquility liquidity itty-bitty reflexivity inactivity productivity subjectivity obscenity infinity illegality bestiality causality heterosexuality gravity fatality mutuality vulgarity capacity integrity varsity incongruity principality ethnicity virginity purity nudity brutality trinity gentility identity sterility simplicity duplicity serendipity dexterity multiplicity complicity celebrity charity authenticity intensity receptivity publicity austerity propensity adversity identity fraternity paternity vicinity maternity affinity verity entity levity rarity immaturity density immobility predictability portability suitability hypersensitivity plausibility gullibility stupidity unprofitability permeability stability fertility facility fallibility passivity unpredictability durability eligibility unpopularity unreliability visibility disability diversity dependability desirability necessity culpability credibility convertibility mobility motility sensitivity severity comparability maneuverability liability lividity sensibility unavailability availability believability invincibility invulnerability insularity respectability instability readability infidelity inflexibility transferability variability inevitability infallibility infertility incredulity indestructibility taxability incompatibility incivility profitability impossibility inability sustainability