Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun administration

6 senses of administration

Sense 1
administration, disposal -- (a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs))
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

Sense 2
administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation -- (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")
       => body -- (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")

Sense 3
administration, giving medication -- (the act of administering medication)
       => medication -- (the act of treating with medicines or remedies)

Sense 4
presidency, presidential term, administration -- (the tenure of a president; "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration")
       => tenure, term of office, incumbency -- (the term during which some position is held)

Sense 5
government, governing, governance, government activity, administration -- (the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government")
       => social control -- (control exerted (actively or passively) by group action)

Sense 6
administration, judicature -- (the act of meting out justice according to the law)
       => justice -- (judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments)

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