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[ɡˈʌvənmənt], [ɡˈʌvənmənt], [ɡ_ˈʌ_v_ə_n_m_ə_n_t]

Synonyms for Government:

command (noun)

authority, charge, command, commission, control, coordination, direction, discipline, domination, grasp, grip, hold, law, management, mandate, mastery, power, prowess, reign, rule, sovereignty, supremacy, sway, will.

control (noun)

administration, bridle, conn, harness, helm, leadership, oversight.

Other synonyms and related words:

Preponderancy, Senate, Shire, absolutism, accessible, adjustment, administer, administering, administrate, administrative, affairs, aiming, allot, anarchy, apparatus, archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, ascendancy, assembly, auspices, autarky, authorities, authorization, autocracy, autonomy, bailiwick, be in charge, behavior, bishopric, board of directors, borough, bossism, brass, bureaucracy, cabinet, canton, captaincy, care, caucus, centralism, chamber, check, church, city, civic, civics, civil, civil affairs, claws, clutches, coalition, coarse, communal, commune, compass, conduct, conducting, confederacy, congress, congressional district, conservatives, constablewick, consulate, contend, contrivance, convention, convocation, council, county, court, credit, crown, curb, cure, custodianship, custody, cynosure, deal, deal out, democracy, departement, diet, diocese, diplomacy, direct, directing, directorate, directorship, directory, dish out, dispensation, dispense, disposal, dispose, disposition, distribute, district, dole out, dominance, dominion, duchy, dynasty, economics, economy, electoral district, electorate, embassy, empery, empire, equity, establishment, executive, exercising authority, fascism, federal, follow, form of government, geopolitical, geopolitics, get by, govern, governance, governing, government activity, governmental, govt, grapple, guardianship, gubernation, guidance, guiding, guiding star, hamlet, hand, handle, handling, hands, hegemony, hierarchy, housekeeping, housewifery, hundred, husbandry, incumbents, influence, instructing, instruction, intendance, international relations, iron hand, joint, judicature, junta, jurisdiction, keeping, kingdom, lead, leading, legislation, legislature, load star, lode star, lot, magistracy, make out, manage, managery, managing, manipulation, menage, mete out, metropolis, metropolitan area, ministerial, ministry, monarchy, municipal, mutual, nation, national, needle, oblast, of, office, officialdom, officialism, officials, okrug, oligarchy, operating, operation, order, ordering, organisation, organization, over, overt, paramountcy, parish, parliament, party, party in power, pastorage, pastorate, pastorship, patronage, pilotage, pointing, pole star, police, political, political affairs, political behavior, political economy, political geography, political philosophy, political relation, political science, political sympathies, political theory, politically, politicize, politicking, politics, polity, popular, power structure, precept, precinct, predominance, preeminence, preponderance, prepotency, prerogative, presidency, prestige, principality, prosecution, protectorship, province, public, public administration, public affairs, public authorities, public service, raj, realm, regime, regimen, regimentation, region, regnancy, regulation, reins, reins of government, restraint, restriction, riding, right, rudder, ruler, rulership, ruling, ruling class, running, sacrificial meat, safe hands, say-so, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shrievalty, social, social studies, soke, soviet, stake, state, statecraft, statesmanship, steerage, steering, stewardship, subjection, superintendence, superintendency, superiority, supervise, supervising, supervision, suzerainty, synod, system, talons, territory, title, town, township, tutelage, uncouth, unwashed, upper part, usual way, village, vulgar, wapentake, ward, wardenship, wardship, watch and ward, wing.

Rhymes for Government:

  1. self-government, misgovernment;

Quotes for Government:

  1. When there is a lack of honor in government the morals of the whole people are poisoned. Herbert Hoover.
  2. Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question. Thomas Jefferson.
  3. Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves. George Haven Putnam.

Idioms of Government:

  1. close enough for government work;