Associations to the word «Politics»


POLITICS, noun. (countable) A methodology and activities associated with running a government, an organization, or a movement.
POLITICS, noun. (countable) The profession of conducting political affairs.
POLITICS, noun. (countable) One's political stands and opinions.
POLITICS, noun. (uncountable) Political maneuvers or diplomacy between people, groups, or organizations, especially involving power, influence or conflict.

Dictionary definition

POLITICS, noun. Social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power; "office politics is often counterproductive".
POLITICS, noun. The study of government of states and other political units.
POLITICS, noun. The profession devoted to governing and to political affairs.
POLITICS, noun. The opinion you hold with respect to political questions.
POLITICS, noun. The activities and affairs involved in managing a state or a government; "unemployment dominated the politics of the inter-war years"; "government agencies multiplied beyond the control of representative politics".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.