the Senate noun (POLITICS)
the French/Australian Senate
The US Senate has 100 members.
- The senate will have the power to veto laws passed by the lower house.
- The senate has passed a proposal to set a national drunk driving standard.
- He is the oldest member of the 55-strong Republican majority in the US senate.
- He is the chairman of the senate foreign relations committee.
- The senate is debating a more lenient bill.