What does regime mean?

Definitions for regime
rəˈʒim, reɪ-regime

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regimenoun

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

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

  2. regimen, regimenoun

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


  1. regimenoun

    Mode of rule or management

  2. regimenoun

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

  3. regimenoun

    A period of rule

  4. regimenoun

    A regulated system; a regimen

  5. regimenoun

    A set of characteristics

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

  6. Etymology: From régime, from regimen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regimenoun

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

  2. Regimenoun

    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. Etymology: [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

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  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

Examples of regime in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Today's actions follow a series of aggressive behaviors by the Iranian regime in recent weeks, including shooting down of President Donald Trump drones, the supreme leader of Iran is one who ultimately is responsible of the hostile conduct of the regime. He's respected within his country. His office oversees the regime's most brutal instruments including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

  2. Mohammad Adnan:

    This is the biggest attack by the regime and on the villages of eastern Sweida. They have used all types of weapons from aerial bombing to artillery and an unprecedented ground offensive, in the years when Daesh controlled these area, the army never clashed with them.

  3. Lee Min-bok:

    The regime hates this film because it shows Kim Jong Un as a man, not a God, he cries and is afraid like us and then he's assassinated.

  4. Juan Guaido:

    If the regime dares, of course, to kidnap us, it will be the last mistake they make.

  5. Andrzej Duda:

    The sanctions regime should be strengthened. I have no doubt whatsoever about this, this is of course, a very complex task. ... The problem however, is that for some countries, well, this is fundamental for them.

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