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Synonyms for government
ˈgʌv ərn mənt, -ər məntgov·ern·ment

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Princeton's WordNet4.3 / 4 votes

  1. government, authorities, regimenoun

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

    Synonyms:
    political science, governing, politics, governance, authorities, regimen, regime, administration, government activity

  2. government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationnoun

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

    Synonyms:
    authorities, political science, establishment, judicature, organization, presidency, presidential term, governance, politics, governing body, governing, disposal, government activity, brass, giving medication, administration, regime, organisation

  3. governmentnoun

    (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed

    "tyrannical government"

    Synonyms:
    political science, governing, politics, governance, authorities, regime, administration, government activity

  4. politics, political science, governmentnoun

    the study of government of states and other political units

    Synonyms:
    political science, governing, politics, governance, authorities, political sympathies, regime, government activity, administration, political relation

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    rule, management, regulation, conduct

  2. governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    direction, guidance

  3. governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    control, restraint, sway, dominion

  4. governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    polity, commonwealth, state, form of sovereignty, body politic

  5. governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    administration, body of executive officers, ruling power, powers that be

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 3 votes

  1. governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    governance, sway, dominion, command, regency, authority, regulation, administration

    Antonyms:
    anarchy, license, subjection

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How to use government in a sentence?

  1. Richard Burr:

    Our government has offered robust support to our partners in Belgium, and I will continue to track the events closely as they unfold.

  2. Pascal Cagni:

    What we saw in 2017 is not so much linked to the election and change of government as the result of the previous two, three, four years.

  3. Barry Pollack:

    The news that criminal charges have apparently been filed against Julian Assange is even more troubling than the haphazard manner in which that information has been revealed, the government bringing criminal charges against someone for publishing truthful information is a dangerous path for a democracy to take.

  4. Senator Cristovam Buarque:

    The impeachment has become an election between Rousseff and Temer, who will also be judged on his record in government, the presidency will be decided by two or three votes.

  5. Liu Kun:

    I don't believe any information the Malaysian government provides.


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