What does Administration mean?

Definitions for Administration
ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃənAdmin·is·tra·tion

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. administration, disposalnoun

    a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)

  2. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationnoun

    the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

    "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

  3. administration, giving medicationnoun

    the act of administering medication

  4. presidency, presidential term, administrationnoun

    the tenure of a president

    "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"

  5. government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationnoun

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

  6. administration, judicaturenoun

    the act of meting out justice according to the law

Wiktionary

  1. administrationnoun

    The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.

  2. administrationnoun

    A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.

    Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.

  3. administrationnoun

    The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.

    the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.

  4. administrationnoun

    Management.

  5. Etymology: From administracioun, from administration, from administratio, from administrare; see administer; compare French administration.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Administrationnoun

    Etymology: administratio, Lat.

    I then did use the person of your father;
    The image of his pow’r lay then in me:
    And in th’ administration of his law,
    While I was busy for the commonwealth,
    Your highness pleased to forget my place. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    In the short time of his administration, he shone so powerfully upon me, that, like the heat of a Russian summer, he ripened the fruits of poetry in a cold climate. John Dryden, Virgil’s Pastorals. Dedication of.

    It may pass for a maxim in state, that the administration cannot be placed in too few hands, nor the legislature in too many. Jonathan Swift, Sentiments of a Church of England man.

    There is, in sacraments, to be observed their force, and their form of administration. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    By the universal administration of grace, begun by our blessed Saviour, enlarged by his apostles, carried on by their immediate successors, and to be compleated by the rest to the world’s end; all types that darkened this faith are enlightened. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Administrationnoun

    the act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction; management

  2. Administrationnoun

    the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are intrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain

  3. Administrationnoun

    the act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation; as, the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament

  4. Administrationnoun

    the management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor

  5. Administrationnoun

    the management of an estate of a deceased person by an executor, the strictly corresponding term execution not being in use

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. administration

    Conduct, management; in military affairs, the execution of the duties of an office.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1543

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3101

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administration' in Nouns Frequency: #681

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Administration in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Administration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Administration in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    This is a very different administration than the United States has had in the past. Do not underestimate us. And do not try us.

  2. Greg Abbott:

    Mr. President, things have changed so quickly and so dramatically under the Biden administration. It's been amazing and disastrous.

  3. Dustin Hoffman:

    For me as an American, the most painful aspect of this is that I believe that that administration has taken the events of 9/11 and has manipulated the grief of the country and I think that's reprehensible.

  4. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin:

    Im the only administration, ours is, that is the first to ever fund the pension system, in its entirety, weve put more money into the pension in the last three years, in the last two budgets, than the previous governor [Democrat Steve Beshear] did in eight years. Were the only ones to actually be bringing attention to the obligation we have to those who are responsible, to our students.

  5. Mike McCaul:

    In light of the three attacks in three hours on three continents overseas shows us that ISIS is just regionalized like the administration says only in Iraq and Syria but rather demonstrates a global threat, that they can conduct external operations and they’re very savvy doing that over the Internet.

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