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reg·i·ment

 (rĕj′ə-mənt)
n.
1. A military unit of ground troops consisting of at least two battalions, usually commanded by a colonel.
2. A large group of people.
tr.v. (rĕj′ə-mĕnt′) reg·i·ment·ed, reg·i·ment·ing, reg·i·ments
1. To form (troops) into a regiment or regiments.
2. To put (things) into systematic order.
3. To subject (people) to strict control and rigid order.

[Middle English, government, rule, from Old French, from Late Latin regimentum, rule, from Latin regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

reg′i·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
reg′i·men′tal·ly adv.
reg′i·men·ta′tion n.

regiment

n
1. (Military) a military formation varying in size from a battalion to a number of battalions
2. a large number in regular or organized groups: regiments of beer bottles.
vb (tr)
3. to force discipline or order on, esp in a domineering manner
4. (Military) to organize into a regiment or regiments
5. to form into organized groups
6. (Military) to assign to a regiment
[C14: via Old French from Late Latin regimentum government, from Latin regere to rule]
ˌregiˈmental adj
ˌregiˈmentally adv
ˌregimenˈtation n

reg•i•ment

(n. ˈrɛdʒ ə mənt; v. -ˌmɛnt)

n.
1. a military unit of ground forces, consisting of two or more battalions, a headquarters unit, and supporting units.
2. Obs. government.
v.t.
3. to manage or treat in a rigid, uniform manner; subject to strict discipline.
4. to form into a regiment or regiments.
5. to assign to a regiment or group.
6. to form into an organized group, usu. for the purpose of rigid or complete control.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin regimentum= Latin reg(ere) to rule + -i- -i- + -mentum -ment]
reg`i•men•ta′tion, n.

Regiment

 a body of soldiers, 1579; a large number of things.
Examples: regiment of old vellum books, 1860; of dogs, 1656; of mice, 1849; of secret motives, 1768; of soldiers, 1579; of watermills, 1960; of waters, 1623; monstrous regiment of women.

regiment


Past participle: regimented
Gerund: regimenting

Imperative
regiment
regiment
Present
I regiment
you regiment
he/she/it regiments
we regiment
you regiment
they regiment
Preterite
I regimented
you regimented
he/she/it regimented
we regimented
you regimented
they regimented
Present Continuous
I am regimenting
you are regimenting
he/she/it is regimenting
we are regimenting
you are regimenting
they are regimenting
Present Perfect
I have regimented
you have regimented
he/she/it has regimented
we have regimented
you have regimented
they have regimented
Past Continuous
I was regimenting
you were regimenting
he/she/it was regimenting
we were regimenting
you were regimenting
they were regimenting
Past Perfect
I had regimented
you had regimented
he/she/it had regimented
we had regimented
you had regimented
they had regimented
Future
I will regiment
you will regiment
he/she/it will regiment
we will regiment
you will regiment
they will regiment
Future Perfect
I will have regimented
you will have regimented
he/she/it will have regimented
we will have regimented
you will have regimented
they will have regimented
Future Continuous
I will be regimenting
you will be regimenting
he/she/it will be regimenting
we will be regimenting
you will be regimenting
they will be regimenting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been regimenting
you have been regimenting
he/she/it has been regimenting
we have been regimenting
you have been regimenting
they have been regimenting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been regimenting
you will have been regimenting
he/she/it will have been regimenting
we will have been regimenting
you will have been regimenting
they will have been regimenting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been regimenting
you had been regimenting
he/she/it had been regimenting
we had been regimenting
you had been regimenting
they had been regimenting
Conditional
I would regiment
you would regiment
he/she/it would regiment
we would regiment
you would regiment
they would regiment
Past Conditional
I would have regimented
you would have regimented
he/she/it would have regimented
we would have regimented
you would have regimented
they would have regimented
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regiment - army unit smaller than a divisionregiment - army unit smaller than a division  
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
battalion - an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
Verb1.regiment - subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization; "regiment one's children"
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
2.regiment - form (military personnel) into a regiment
form, organize, organise - create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company"
3.regiment - assign to a regiment; "regiment soldiers"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

regiment

noun army, company, force, unit, division, section, corps, brigade, battalion, legion, squadron, detachment, platoon a regiment of hungry customers
Translations
فِرْقَه عَسْكَرِيَّهفَوْجيُنَظِّم، يَخْضَع لِنِظام صارِم
plukpřísně držet
regimentdisciplinere
rykmentti
pukovnija
ezred
agaherdeild
連隊
연대
griežta tvarkagriežtai organizuotigriežtai tvarkytilazdos disciplinapulko
pakļaut disciplīnaipulks
plukprísne držať
polk
regemente
กองทหาร
alaysert disiplin altında yönetmek
trung đoàn

regiment

[ˈredʒɪmənt]
A. N (Mil) → regimiento m (fig) → ejército m, batallón m
a whole regiment of micetodo un ejército or batallón de ratones
B. [ˈredʒɪment] VT (fig) [+ life] → reglamentar
trees planted in regimented rowsárboles plantados en hileras perfectamente alineadas

regiment

[ˈrɛdʒɪmənt]
n (MILITARY)régiment m
[ˈrɛdʒɪmɛnt] vt [+ person, activity, time] → régenter

regiment

n (Mil) → Regiment nt; (fig)Kompanie f
vt (fig)reglementieren

regiment

[n ˈrɛdʒɪmənt; vb ˈrɛdʒɪˌmɛnt]
1. n (Mil) → reggimento
2. vt (fig) → irreggimentare

regiment

(ˈredʒimənt) noun
a body of soldiers commanded by a colonel.
(-ment) verb
to organize or control (people) very strictly. Children in schools are no longer regimented as they used to be.
ˌregimenˈtation noun
ˌregiˈmental (-ˈmen-) adjective
of a regiment.

regiment

فَوْج pluk regiment Regiment σύνταγμα regimiento rykmentti régiment pukovnija reggimento 連隊 연대 regiment regiment pułk regimento полк regemente กองทหาร alay trung đoàn 兵团
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In October, 1805, a Russian army was occupying the villages and towns of the Archduchy of Austria, and yet other regiments freshly arriving from Russia were settling near the fortress of Braunau and burdening the inhabitants on whom they were quartered.
On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected by the commander in chief.
Then it was that the chief Zwide attacked his rival Chaka for the third time and Chaka moved out to meet him with ten full regiments,[1] now for the first time armed with the short stabbing-spear.
The ground lay this: On a long, low hill in front of our impi were massed the regiments of Zwide; there were seventeen of them; the earth was black with their number; their plumes filled the air like snow.
Of course the Irish regiments in India are half mutinous as they stand.
Who, again, could stay them if they broke for the sea, licking up on their way other regiments only too anxious to join?
Some five years before, the Colonel commanding had looked into the fourteen fearless eyes of seven plump and juicy subalterns who had all applied to enter the Staff Corps, and had asked them why the three stars should he, a colonel of the Line, command a dashed nursery for double-dashed bottle- suckers who put on condemned tin spurs and rode qualified mokes at the hiatused heads of forsaken Black Regiments.
Without demur and without question, fast as tonga could fly or pony gallop, back to their Regiments and their Batteries, as though they were hastening to their weddings, fled the subalterns.
Veteran regiments in the army were likely to be very small aggregations of men.
Its ordinary garrison was one regiment of three thousand men, but as we toiled up the steep side of the mountain in the returning moonlight we perceived that there were several of such regiments encamped there.
The interests of his regiment took an important place in Vronsky's life, both because he was fond of the regiment, and because the regiment was fond of him.
He blushed profusely, and made the very best bow of which he was capable; to which Amelia, seeing the number of the the regiment embroidered on the Ensign's cap, replied with a blushing smile, and a curtsey on her part; which finished the young Ensign on the spot.