What does regime mean?

Definitions for regime
rəˈʒim, reɪ-regime

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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

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  2. regime(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  3. regime(Noun)

    A period of rule

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  4. regime(Noun)

    A regulated system; a regimen

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  5. regime(Noun)

    A set of characteristics

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [F. See Regimen.]

  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

    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. Ziad Homsi:

    The Syria we want won't emerge under these people. They’re destroying Syria, just like the regime.

  2. Felix Gedney:

    They seem to be moving with impunity through regime-held territory showing that the regime is either unwilling or unable to defeat (ISIS) within their borders.

  3. Rand Paul:

    I think his advocacy for regime change around the world is a naive world view. And I think that the world will be a much better place with new advisors to the president and hopefully somebody who's actually listening to what the President says over and over again, that he wants to bring America's longest war to a close.

  4. Andrew Tabler:

    Diplomatic efforts are under way to de-escalate the conflict, which in some cases means negotiating with the regime. But U.S. policy remains that Assad must go as part of a political transition - which isn't going to happen anytime soon.

  5. Saad Sharea:

    When Bashar married a Sunni, that created an impression among the Syrians that a change in the sectarian policy of the regime could take place and play a positive role, rather, it was the exact opposite that happened.

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