1. [ noun ] (work) a method of tending to (especially business) matters
Synonyms: disposal
Related terms: management justice organization polity conducting running line_management commercial_enterprise
2. [ noun ] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a governing body and who administer something
Synonyms: organization establishment brass organisation governing_body governance

"he claims that the present administration is corrupt" "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"

Related terms: body management judiciary executive government_officials top_brass county_council curia hierarchy advisory_board government hierarchy form organize administer organize mastermind
3. [ noun ] (medicine) the act of administering medication
Synonyms: giving_medication
Related terms: medication sedation drip_feed administer
4. [ noun ] the tenure of a president
Synonyms: presidency presidential_term

"things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"

Related terms: tenure administer
Similar spelling:   administrative