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Synonyms for government

Synonyms for (noun) government

Synonyms: administration, governance, governing, government, government activity Definition: the act of governing; exercising authority Usage: regulations for the governing of state prisons; he had considerable experience of government

Similar words: social control Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

Synonyms: government Definition: (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed Usage: tyrannical government

Similar words: system, system of rules Definition: a complex of methods or rules governing behavior Usage: they have to operate under a system they oppose; that language has a complex system for indicating gender

Synonyms: political science, politics, government Definition: the study of government of states and other political units

Similar words: social science Definition: the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society

Synonyms: regime, government, authorities Definition: the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit Usage: the government reduced taxes; the matter was referred to higher authorities

Similar words: polity Definition: a politically organized unit