Synonyms and Antonyms of government
1 lawful control over the affairs of a political unit (as a nation) government by the people, for the people Synonyms administration, authority, governance, rule, jurisdiction, regime (also régime), regimenRelated Words reign; dominion, power, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy, sway; command, leadership; direction, management, regulation, superintendence, supervision; autocracy, dictatorship, domination, hegemony, mastery, oppression, subjugation, tyranny
2 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something a board involved in the government of the distribution of benefits to veterans Synonyms administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, conduct, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervisionRelated Words generalship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement
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