What does Regime mean?

Definitions for Regimerəˈʒim, reɪ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Regime.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regime(noun)

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

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

  2. regimen, regime(noun)

    (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)


  1. regime(Noun)

    Mode of rule or management

  2. regime(Noun)

    A form of government, or the government in power (as in a socialist regime)

  3. regime(Noun)

    A period of rule

  4. regime(Noun)

    A regulated system; a regimen

  5. regime(Noun)

    A set of characteristics

    A typical annual water level regime would include a gradual summer drawdown beginning in early May.

  6. Origin: From régime, from regimen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regime(noun)

    mode or system of rule or management; character of government, or of the prevailing social system

  2. Regime(noun)

    the condition of a river with respect to the rate of its flow, as measured by the volume of water passing different cross sections in a given time, uniform regime being the condition when the flow is equal and uniform at all the cross sections

  3. Origin: [F. See Regimen.]


  1. Regime

    The word regime refers to a set of conditions, most often of a political nature.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Régime

    rā-zhēm′, n. mode of ruling one's diet: form of government: administration.—Ancien régime, the political system that prevailed in France before the Revolution of 1789. [Fr.,—L. regimenregĕre, to rule.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Regime' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2850

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Regime' in Nouns Frequency: #1087

Anagrams for Regime »

  1. emigre, émigré


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Regime in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Regime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Golda Meir:

    The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world-no ideals.

  2. Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn:

    A great writer is, so to speak, a second government in his country. And for that reason no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.

  3. Roger Noriega:

    The Cuban regime depends on Venezuela for its survival and that regime is tanking, too. It’s collapsing under the weight of [their] policies and falling oil prices.

  4. Egypt Hisham Khalil:

    People like us, the former regime never looked to us and we never looked to talk to them either. It was always the people close to the regime, now, we are trying until they prove us wrong.

  5. The EU:

    George Haswani provides support (for) and benefits from the regime through his role as a middleman in deals for the purchase of oil from ISIL (Islamic State) by the Syrian regime, he has close ties to the Syrian regime.

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