Comity vs. Committee

Comity vs. Committee — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Comity and Committee

Comitynoun

An atmosphere of social harmony.

Committeenoun

A group of people officially delegated to perform a function, such as investigating, considering, reporting, or acting on a matter. See Usage Note at collective noun.

Comitynoun

See comity of nations.

Committeenoun

(Archaic) A person to whom a trust or charge is committed.

Comitynoun

(Law) The principle by which a court in one jurisdiction defers to a court in another jurisdiction where either would have legal power to decide the case, or gives effect to the laws, executive acts, or legal decisions of another jurisdiction.

Committeenoun

a body of one or more persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols

Comitynoun

and considerate behaviour towards others; social harmony.

Committeenoun

(archaic) a guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or herself.

Comitynoun

Friendly understanding and mutual recognition between two entities, especially nations.

Committeenoun

a special group delegated to consider some matter;

a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours

Comitynoun

a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect

Committeenoun

a self-constituted organization to promote something