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Definitions of lobby

  1. To try to secure (legislation) by corrupt influence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To urge the adoption or passage of by soliciting members of a legislative body; as, to lobby a bill. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To address or solicit members of a legislative body in the lobby or elsewhere, with the purpose to influence their votes. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To try to get the votes of members of a legislature or law-making body. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Lobbying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. a large entrance or reception room or area Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a group of people who try actively to influence legislation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. That part of a hall of legislation not appropriated to the official use of the assembly; hence, the persons, collectively, who frequent such a place to transact business with the legislators; any persons, not members of a legislative body, who strive to influence its proceedings by personal agency. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An apartment or passageway in the fore part of an old-fashioned cabin under the quarter-deck. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A confined place for cattle, formed by hedges. trees, or other fencing, near the farmyard. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A small hall or waiting room; passage opening into an apartment; legislative hall, etc.; persons who try to influence the votes of members of a law-making body. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A small hall or waiting-room: a passage serving as a common entrance to several apartments. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A waiting-room; passage. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. An anteroom, as of a legislative hall; men engaged in lobbying. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Lobbyist. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A passage opening into several apartments; a hall serving as an ante-room; a small hall or waiting-room; an apartment close before the captain's cabin; a confined place for cattle, near the farm-yard. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. An antechamber or gallery; a hall or passage serving as a common entrance to different apartments. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Lobbied. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for lobby

  1. About half an hour after the play had begun, Bonaparte bade his secretary go into the lobby to hear the news. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. Just then they were caught in the crowd that filled the lobby of the theatre, and conversation became impossible as they hurried through it and into the theatre itself. – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
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