Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, concerning, or befitting a senator or senate.
  • adjective Composed of senators.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a senate or senators; appropriate to a senator; consisting of senators: as, a senatorial robe; senatorial eloquence.
  • [capitalized] Entitled to elect a Senator: as, a Senatorial district.
  • Controlled by a senate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a senator, or a senate; becoming to a senator, or a senate.
  • adjective United States Entitled to elect a senator, or by senators.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to a senator.
  • adjective Relating to a senate.
  • adjective US Entitled to elect a senator, or by senators.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to senators

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French sénatorial or Latin senatorius, equivalent to senator +‎ -ial.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.