die in committee

Definition of die in committee

  1. :  to be considered and rejected by a committee The bill died in committee.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pass from physical life :  expire

    :  to pass out of existence :  cease

    :  sink, languish

  1. :  dado

    :  any of various tools or devices for imparting a desired shape, form, or finish to a material or for impressing an object or material: such as

    :  the larger of a pair of cutting or shaping tools that when moved toward each other produce a desired form in or impress a desired device on an object by pressure or by a blow

committeeplay
  1. :  a person to whom a charge or trust is committed

    :  a body of persons delegated to consider, investigate, take action on, or report on some matter

    :  a group of fellow legislators chosen by a legislative body to give consideration to legislative matters


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