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1. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] a person responsible for the administration of a business.

Synonyms

  • rainmaker
  • Surgeon General
  • corporate executive
  • executive director
  • business executive
  • government minister
  • administrator
  • vice president
  • V.P.
  • decision maker

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Executive Council

  • townsell
  • townsel
  • counsell
  • counsel

2. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] persons who administer the law.

Synonyms

  • Clinton administration
  • Reagan administration
  • brass
  • authorities
  • regime
  • Carter administration
  • organisation
  • government
  • governing body
  • governance
  • administration
  • establishment
  • organization

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • layman
  • idle

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] someone who manages a government agency or department.

Synonyms

  • Director of Central Intelligence
  • prefect
  • head
  • DCI
  • triumvir
  • top dog
  • commissioner
  • administrator
  • Secretary General

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. council

noun. ['ˈkaʊnsəl'] a body serving in an administrative capacity.

Synonyms

  • works council
  • Economic and Social Council
  • ECOSOC
  • administrative unit
  • Security Council
  • panchayet
  • privy council
  • Sanhedrin
  • North Atlantic Council
  • executive council
  • TC
  • world council
  • Trusteeship Council
  • punchayet
  • NAC
  • city council
  • SC
  • administrative body
  • soviet

Etymology

  • cuncile (Anglo-Norman)
  • concile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. council

noun. ['ˈkaʊnsəl'] a meeting of people for consultation.

Synonyms

  • council member
  • Jirga
  • indaba
  • group meeting
  • synod
  • councillor
  • powwow

Antonyms

  • nonmember

Etymology

  • cuncile (Anglo-Norman)
  • concile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. council

noun. ['ˈkaʊnsəl'] (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine.

Synonyms

  • Lateran Council
  • Constance
  • Constantinople
  • Council of Basel-Ferrara-Florence
  • Council of Trent
  • ecumenical council
  • First Council of Lyons
  • Council of Vienne
  • Fourth Council of Constantinople
  • Lyons
  • Vatican Council
  • Council of Constance
  • Second Council of Lyons
  • assembly

Etymology

  • cuncile (Anglo-Norman)
  • concile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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