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Definition 1: a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for administration in the sense of this definition

(administration is a kind of ...) the act of managing something

"he was given overall management of the program" "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"

(... is a kind of administration ) the way of administering a business

(... is a kind of administration ) administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output

(... is a kind of administration ) the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business

"he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"

(... is a kind of administration ) the act of administering or being in charge of something

"he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"

(... is a kind of administration ) shrewd or crafty management of public affairs

"we was innocent of stratagems and polity"

(administration belongs to category ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

Definition 2: the act of administering medication - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for administration in the sense of this definition

(administration is a kind of ...) the act of treating with medicines or remedies

(... is a kind of administration ) the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time

(... is a kind of administration ) the administration of a sedative agent or drug

Definition 3: the act of meting out justice according to the law - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for administration in the sense of this definition

(administration is a kind of ...) judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

Definition 4: the act of governing; exercising authority - [noun denoting act]

Samples where administration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for administration in the sense of this definition

(administration is a kind of ...) control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

(... is a kind of administration ) government that is inefficient or dishonest

(... is a kind of administration ) the act of making or enacting laws

(... is a kind of administration ) (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) a redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) a bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond; the commonest form of zero-coupon security

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

"being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage" "during his first year in office" "during his first year in power" "the power of the president"

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government)

"it is impossible to be allegiant to two opposing forces"

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities

"a federal system like that of the United States" "federal governments often evolved out of confederations"

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority

"a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) someone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

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

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) prodigious squandering (usually by a government)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) the action of destabilizing; making something less stable (especially of a government or country or economy)

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed

"tyrannical government"

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) the study of government of states and other political units

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good

(administration is the domain which ... is member of) advocating minimal reforms (as in government or politics)

Definition 5: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something - [noun denoting group]

Samples where administration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for administration in the sense of this definition

(administration is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

(... is a kind of administration ) those in charge of running a business

(... is a kind of administration ) people elected or appointed to administer a government

(... is a kind of administration ) the elected governing body of a county

(... is a kind of administration ) persons who administer justice

(... is a kind of administration ) persons who administer the law

(... is a kind of administration ) the most important persons in a governing body

(... is a kind of administration ) (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church

(administration is a part of ...) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

(... is part of administration) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

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

(administration is a member of ...) a board appointed to advise the chief administrator

Definition 6: the tenure of a president - [noun denoting time]

Samples where administration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration

Synonyms for administration in the sense of this definition

(administration is a kind of ...) the term during which some position is held

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