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Government meaning

government - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed; " tyrannical government"
  2. 2. The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government.
  3. 3. The mode of governing; the system of polity in a state; the established form of law.
  4. 4. The right or power of governing; authority.
  5. 5. The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration.
  6. 6. The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe.
  7. 7. Management of the limbs or body.
  8. 8. The influence of a word in regard to construction, requiring that another word should be in a particular case.
  9. 9. Management; control; system of governing; persons who administer the laws.

government - examples of usage

  1. The army is the government. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  2. You will be able to show a government pass." - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. At any rate, if he can afford to drink spirits and smoke tobacco, he can afford something for the expenses of government. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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