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Another word for administration

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Noun
  1. Authoritative control over the affairs of others

    See also:

    over

  2. The continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.
      2. The office, function, or authority of a governing individual or body.
      3. Exercise of authority in a political unit; rule.
      1. The action, manner, or power of governing:
      1. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      2. The art or action of directing a musical or theatrical production.
      3. An authoritative order or command:
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
  3. The giving of a medication, especially by prescribed dosage

    See also:

    give

Another word for administration

Noun
  1. The direction of affairs

      1. The rank or office of a steward.
      2. The act of caring for or improving with time.
      1. Performance or management of household tasks.
      2. Management and maintenance of the property of an institution or organization.
      3. Routine tasks and procedures carried out in the functioning of an operation or system.
      1. The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock; agriculture.
      2. The application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding.
      3. Careful management or conservation of resources; economy.
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. The act of enforcing; compulsion.
      2. A giving force to; a putting in execution.
      3. That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. The act of performing or the state of being performed.
      2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      3. The way in which someone or something functions:
      1. The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
      2. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
      3. A governmental order having the force of law.
      1. The act of executing something.
      2. The state of being executed.
      3. The manner, style, or result of performance:
      1. The right of a court to hear a particular case, based on the scope of its authority over the type of case and the parties to the case.
      2. Authority or control:
      3. The extent of authority or control:
      1. The act or process of legislating; lawmaking.
      2. A proposed or enacted law or group of laws.
      1. Present participle of order.
      2. Arrangement in a sequence.
      3. (uncountable) Making an agreement for later pick up or delivery.
      1. A plan or course of action, as of a government, political party, or business, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters:
      2. A course of action, guiding principle, or procedure considered expedient, prudent, or advantageous:
      3. Prudence, shrewdness, or sagacity in practical matters:
      1. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
      2. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
      3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
      1. A touching, feeling, or manipulating with the hands.
      2. The process of packing and distributing merchandise:
      3. The way in which something is handled or taken care of:
      1. The act, manner, or method of handling or dealing with someone or something:
      2. The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
      3. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
      1. Also known as traffic shaping. See also traffic shaper. Also known as traffic shaping. See also traffic shaper.
      1. One's usual mood; temperament:
      2. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
      3. A physical property or tendency:
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
      1. The condition of being in action; operation.
      2. The means or mode of acting; instrumentality.
      3. A business with agents that negotiate deals for clients:
      1. The act or process of organizing:
      2. The state or manner of being organized:
      3. A manner of accomplishing something in an orderly or efficient way:
      1. An unintentional omission or mistake.
      2. Watchful care or management; supervision.
      1. Making choices. The proper balance of human and machine decision making is an important part of a system's design.Human Decision Making Is ComplexIt is easy to think of automating tasks traditionally performed by people, but it is not that easy to analyze how decisions are made by an experienced, intuitive worker. If an improper analysis of human decision making is made, the wrong decision making may be placed into the machine, which can get buried in documentation that is rarely reviewed. This will become a critical issue as artificial intelligence applications proliferate. See AI.Algorithmic or HeuristicFrom a programming point of view, decision making is performed two ways: algorithmic, a precise set of rules and conditions that never change, or heuristic, a set of rules that may change over time (self-modify) as conditions occur. Heuristic techniques are employed in AI systems.
      1. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      2. The art or action of directing a musical or theatrical production.
      3. An authoritative order or command:
      1. To direct the course of; manage or control:
      2. To lead or guide:
      3. To direct the performance of (an orchestra or chorus, for example).
      1. Close observation of a person or group, especially one under suspicion.
      2. The act of observing or the condition of being observed.
      1. The act or process of guiding.
      2. Counseling, such as that provided for students seeking advice about vocational and educational matters.
      3. Any of various processes for guiding the path of a vehicle or missile, by means of built-in equipment.
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
      1. The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.
      2. The office, function, or authority of a governing individual or body.
      3. Exercise of authority in a political unit; rule.
      1. The act, manner, or practice of managing; handling, supervision, or control:
      2. The person or persons who control or direct a business or other enterprise.
      3. Skill in managing; executive ability.
  2. Those who direct affairs

  3. The period in which an administration, sense 2, is operative

      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. the quality or condition of being incumbent
      2. something incumbent, as a duty or obligation
      3. the holding and administering of a position; esp., the holding of a church benefice
      1. A succession of rulers from the same family or line.
      2. A family or group that maintains power for several generations:
      1. Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
      2. The period during which a monarch rules.
      3. Dominance or widespread influence:
      1. A government, especially an oppressive or undemocratic one:
      2. A usually heavy-handed administration or group in charge of an organization:
      3. A way of organizing or managing something; a system:
      1. The office, function, or term of a president.
      2. The office of president of a republic.
      3. The office of the president of the United States.
      1. The act, fact, manner, or condition of holding something in one's possession, as real estate or an office; occupation.
      2. A period during which something is held.
      3. The status of holding one's position on a permanent basis without periodic contract renewals:
      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period: