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

3 senses of policy

Sense 1
policy -- (a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies")
       => plan of action -- (a plan for actively doing something)

Sense 2
policy -- (a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation")
       => argumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning, line -- (a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning")

Sense 3
policy, insurance policy, insurance -- (written contract or certificate of insurance; "you should have read the small print on your policy")
       => contract -- (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

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