Politics Definition

The art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of a political entity, such as a nation, and the administration and control of its internal and external affairs.
American Heritage
The science and art of political government; political science.
Webster's New World
Political science.
American Heritage
Political affairs.
Webster's New World
The conducting of or participation in political affairs, often as a profession.
Webster's New World
  • political relation
  • political sympathies
  • political-science
  • government
  • standing to run
  • running for office
  • electioneering
  • seeking nomination
  • getting votes
  • campaigning
  • taking the stump
  • stumping the country
  • throwing one's hat in the ring
  • being up for election
  • matters of state

Origin of Politics

  • From the adjective politic, by analogy with Aristotle's "τα πολιτικά" ('affairs of state').

    From Wiktionary

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