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government

noun

1 government

The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit:
— The government reduced taxes.

synonyms: authorities, regime.

Roget 737: authority; influence, patronage, power, preponderance, credit, prestige, prerogative, jurisdiction; right etc. (title) 924; direction ... show more

Roget 692: conduct [actions of an individual agent]; behavior; deportment, comportment; carriage, maintien, demeanor, guise, bearing, manner, observance.    dealing, ... show more

Roget 737a: government, legal authority, soveriegn, sovereign authority; authority etc. 737; master etc. 745; direction etc. 693.    [nations] ... show more

Dutch: overheidsapparaat, regering, staatsapparaat
Polish: góra, władza



2 government

The act of governing; exercising authority:
— He had considerable experience of government.

synonyms: administration, governance, governing, government activity.

Roget 693: direction; management, managery; government, gubernation, conduct, legislation, regulation, guidance; bossism [U.S.]; legislature; steerage, pilotage; ... show more

Dutch: beleid, bestuur, gouvernement, politiek, regering
Polish: włodarzenie, władanie, trzymanie steru (rządów), panowanie, dzierżenie steru (rządów), rządzenie, sprawowanie rządów

3 government

government The system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed.

4 government

The study of government of states and other political units.

synonyms: political science, politics.

Dutch: politicologie, politieke wetenschappen
Polish: politologia, nauki polityczne


adjective

Roget 737a: regal, sovereign, governing; royal, royalist; monarchical, kingly; imperial, imperiatorial; princely; feudal; aristocratic, autocratic; oligarchic ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Geopolitik, John Bull, Kreis, Uncle Sam, Washington, Whitehall, administration, archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, auspices, authority, bailiwick, bishopric, borough, canton, care, charge, city, civics ... show more.

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