Synonyms of government


1. government, authorities, regime, polity

usage: the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

2. government, governing, governance, government activity, administration, social control

usage: the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

3. government, system, system of rules

usage: (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed; "tyrannical government"

4. politics, political science, government, social science

usage: the study of government of states and other political units

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