committee-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: special group

Commentary: COMMITTEE[+entity][+person][+group][+organization][+with_special_function] commission - a special group organized to consider some matter

"A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours." - Milton Berle
The committee will meet on Tuesday at five.
They formed a committee to clean up the school after the flood.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a dysfunctional person legally committed to the care of another

Commentary: COMMITTEE[+entity][+person][+individual][+dysfunctional][+supervised][+by_caregiver][+legally_appointed]

Because of the man's insanity, the judge decreed he would become the committee of his uncle.
These retarded orphans will be committees of the state for the rest of their lives.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)