What does likud mean?

Definitions for likud

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

Wiktionary

  1. Likud(ProperNoun)

    A centre-right political party in Israel.

  2. Origin: From ליכוד.

Freebase

  1. Likud

    Likud is the major right wing party in Israel. It was founded in 1973 by Menachem Begin in an alliance with several right-wing and liberal parties. Likud's victory in the 1977 elections was a major turning point in the country's political history, marking the first time the left had lost power. In addition, it was the first time in Israel that a right wing party won the majority of the votes. However, after ruling the country for most of the 1980s, the party lost the Knesset election in 1992. Nevertheless, Likud's candidate Benjamin Netanyahu did win the vote for Prime Minister in 1996 and was given the task to form a government after the 1996 elections. After a convincing win in the 2003 elections, Likud saw a major split in 2005, when Likud leader Ariel Sharon left the party to form the new Kadima party. This resulted in Likud slumping to fourth place in the 2006 elections. Following the 2009 elections, the party appears to have mostly recovered from its loss, and led the Israeli government under the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. In the 2013 election, the party won 20 seats, running on a joint list with Yisrael Beiteinu.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of likud in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of likud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abraham Diskin:

    The Likud will be the main one to profit.

  2. Isaac Herzog:

    I want to make clear that all of this Likud spin is not something that we do, the public is fed up with Likud and with Benjamin Netanyahu.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Our rivals are investing a huge effort to harm me and the Likud, to open a gap between my party, the Likud, and (our rivals), and if we don't close this gap, there is a real danger that a left-wing government will rise to power.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Whoever wants to give a clear mandate to lead the country to a prime minister from Likud needs to give many votes to Likud, that is the main lesson of our experience from the past years. That is the challenge for this election campaign.

  5. Yair Lapid:

    Listen to something amazing, of all the big parties in the Knesset Likud, Labor, Jewish Home, Shas, Yisrael Beitenu we are the only party, the only one, where none of its leaders or members have ever been investigated, suspected of anything, detained, used the right to remain silent, been indicted or sat in prison. The only one. I can't believe I am listing this as an achievement.

Images & Illustrations of likud


Translations for likud

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for likud »

Translation

Find a translation for the likud definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these likud definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"likud." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/likud>.

Are we missing a good definition for likud? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for likud:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.