Synonyms of politics


1. politics, political relation, social relation

usage: social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power; "office politics is often counterproductive"

2. politics, political science, government, social science

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

3. politics, profession

usage: the profession devoted to governing and to political affairs

4. politics, political sympathies, opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought

usage: the opinion you hold with respect to political questions

5. politics, activity, affairs

usage: the activities and affairs involved in managing a state or a government; "unemployment dominated the politics of the inter-war years"; "government agencies multiplied beyond the control of representative politics"

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