Definition of Regiment

1. Noun. Army unit smaller than a division.

Generic synonyms: Army Unit
Member holonyms: Battalion
Derivative terms: Regimental



2. Verb. Subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization. "Regiment one's children"
Generic synonyms: Command, Control
Derivative terms: Regimentation

3. Verb. Form (military personnel) into a regiment.
Generic synonyms: Form, Organise, Organize

4. Verb. Assign to a regiment. "Regiment soldiers"
Generic synonyms: Assign, Delegate, Depute, Designate

Definition of Regiment

1. n. Government; mode of ruling; rule; authority; regimen.

2. v. t. To form into a regiment or into regiments.

3. v. t. To form into classified units or bodies; to systematize according to classes, districts or the like.

Definition of Regiment

1. Noun. (military) An army unit, larger than a company, but smaller than a division, consisting of at least two battalions, normally commanded by a colonel. Traditionally, multiple regiments are organized into brigades or divisions. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To form soldiers into a regiment. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To systematize, or put in rigid order. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regiment

1. to form into military units [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regiment

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Literary usage of Regiment

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1. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses Simpson Grant (1885)
"A Chicago regiment, the 19th infantry, had elected a very young man to the colonelcy. When it came to taking the field the regiment asked to have another ..."

2. Publications by Mississippi Historical Society (1918)
"THE ELEVENTH MISSISSIPPI regiment AT GETTYSBURG. By BAXTER MCFARLAND, Aberdeen, Mississippi. Soldiers of the llth Mississippi regiment have known for over ..."

3. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1842)
"The recital of a middle of the river, a regiment of Irish dragoons, which were posted on a rising ground within shot of the fori], fired at him, ..."

4. Journal by United States Congress Senate, United States, Congress (1905)
"On this occasion, Henry, Duke of Norfolk, evinced zeal for the principles of the revolution, and raised a regiment of pikemen and musketeers, ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen (1885)
"He became captain in the 9th regiment in 1799, and in the same year exchanged into the ... He accompanied his regiment to Egypt, was promoted major in 1803, ..."

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