HyperDic: administration

English > 6 senses of the word administration:
NOUNactadministration, disposala method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
groupadministration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationthe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
actadministration, giving medicationthe act of administering medication
timeadministration, presidency, presidential termthe tenure of a president
actadministration, government, governing, governance, government activitythe act of governing
actadministration, judicaturethe act of meting out justice according to the law
administration > pronunciation
Soundsaedmih.nihstrey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > administration: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs).
Synonymdisposal
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
NarrowerconductingThe way of administering a business
line managementAdministration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output
organization, organisationThe act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business
polityshrewd or crafty management of public affairs
runningThe act of administering or being in charge of something
Broadermanagement, directionThe act of managing something
Spanishadministración, disposición, gerencia, gestión, regulación
Catalanadministració, disposició, gestió, regulació
Verbsadministerwork in an administrative capacity
English > administration: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.
Example"he claims that the present administration is corrupt"
Synonymsgovernance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation
Membersadvisory board, planning boardA board appointed to advise the chief administrator / administrator
Part ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Partshierarchy, power structure, pecking orderThe organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
NarrowerCuria(Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
county councilThe elected governing body of a county
executivepersons who administer the law
government officials, officialdomPeople elected or appointed to administer a government
judiciary, benchpersons who administer justice
managementThose in charge of running a business
top brassThe most important persons in a governing body
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishadministración, administración pública, gerencia, gobernanza, organización
Catalanadministració, gerència, organització
Adjectivesadministrativeof or relating to or responsible for administration
Verbsadministerwork in an administrative capacity
English > administration: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of administering medication.
Synonymgiving medication
Narrowerdrip feedThe administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time
sedation, druggingThe administration of a sedative agent or drug
BroadermedicationThe act of treating with medicines or remedies
Spanishadministración
Verbsadministergive or apply (medications)
English > administration: 6 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe tenure of a president.
Example"things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
Synonymspresidency, presidential term
Broadertenure, term of office, incumbencyThe term during which some position is held
Spanishadministración, mandato, presidencia
Catalanadministració, presidència
Verbsadministerwork in an administrative capacity
English > administration: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of governing; exercising authority.
Synonymsgovernment, governing, governance, government activity
Category ofallegiantsteadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful / lawful monarch or government)
anarchy, lawlessnessA state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
bounty, premiumPayment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
destabilization, destabilisationThe action of destabilizing
devolution, devolvementThe delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
event plannersomeone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)
federalCharacterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities
government(government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed
government, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
land reformA redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)
manifesto, pronunciamentoA public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
minimalistadvocating minimal reforms (as in government or politics)
office, power(of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
paternalismThe attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good
politics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
price-fixingControl (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price / price of a commodity in interstate commerce
progressive, reformist, reform-mindedfavoring / favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
protest marchOccasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license
squandermaniaprodigious squandering (usually by a government)
unitaryCharacterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority
zero coupon bond, zero-coupon bondA bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond
Narrowerlegislation, legislating, lawmakingThe act of making or enacting laws
misgovernment, misrulegovernment that is inefficient / inefficient or dishonest
trust busting(law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)
Broadersocial controlControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action
Spanishadministración, gobernabilidad, gobierno
Catalanadministració, govern
English > administration: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of meting out justice according to the law.
Synonymjudicature
BroaderjusticeJudgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
Spanishadministración, judicatura, justicia
Catalanjudicatura, justícia

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