Definition of Sense of the meeting

1. Noun. General agreement reached by an assembled group. "No vote was taken, but after each discussion the chair summed up the sense of the meeting"

Generic synonyms: Accord, Agreement

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sense Of The Meeting

sense of craft
sense of direction
sense of duty
sense of equilibrium
sense of hearing
sense of humor
sense of humour
sense of identity
sense of movement
sense of purpose
sense of responsibility
sense of right and wrong
sense of shame
sense of smell
sense of taste
sense of the meeting (current term)
sense of touch
sense organ
sense organs
sense strand
sense strands

Literary usage of Sense of the meeting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Historical Records of New South Wales by Frank Murcott Bladen, New South Wales (1896)
"... respecting pikes, and •he accusation was deemed malevolent and groundless against both. Here the examinations closed. THE sense of the meeting. ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1826)
"It took place, however, and a counter resolution was carried, expressive of the sense of the meeting, ana, ..."

3. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1902)
"I think, however, the vote of this meeting in favor of the resolution is the sense of the meeting, but I have no objection, sir. The PRESIDENT. ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"... a committee of live members was appointed to prepare.a draught of Resolutions, expressing the sense of the Meeting on the subject of said Law. ..."

5. An Authentic Report of the Testimony in a Cause at Issue in the Court of by Thomas L. Shotwell, Joseph Hendrickson, Stacy Decow, Jeremiah J. Foster, New Jersey Court of Chancery (1831)
"A. In most other meetings, or in all, perhaps, all meetings of business, the meeting has a clerk whose duty it is to collect the sense of the meeting; ..."

6. Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopaedia by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1853)
"If he have, and if he wishes " to take the sense of the meeting" on the subject, he has a right to be heard. Yet this can only be permitted, provided the ..."

7. The British Journal of Photography by Liverpool Photographic Society (1874)
"... it would be better to take the sense of the meeting on the subject after the matter had been discussed than to formally state any definite programme. ..."

8. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... No Dragoons, No Dragoons : and he heard the pannel repeat these words, ' No Dragoons ;' but whether as hie own opinion, or as the sense of the meeting, ..."

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