- government, authorities, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
--1 is a kind of polity
--1 has parts:
--1 has members:
administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation; judiciary, judicature, judicatory, judicial system
--1 has particulars:
government department; legislature, legislative assembly, general assembly, law-makers; executive; judiciary, bench; division; government officials, officialdom ancien regime; court, royal court; Downing Street; empire; federal government; government-in-exile; local government; palace; papacy, pontificate; puppet government, puppet state, pupet regime; state; state government Derived form: verb govern3
- government - (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed; "tyrannical government"
--2 is a kind of system, system of rules
Derived form: verb govern1
- government, governing, governance, government activity - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
--3 is a kind of social control
--3 has particulars:
misgovernment, misrule; legislation, legislating, lawmaking; trust busting Derived form: verb govern2
- politics, political science, government - the study of government of states and other political units
--4 is a kind of social science
--4 has particulars: geopolitics; realpolitik, practical politics