An example of a regiment is a huge group of protesters.
An example of regiment is to form groups for a company project.
Origin of regiment
- Middle English government, rule from Old French from Late Latin regimentum rule from Latin regere to rule reg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French regement, rÃ©giment, and its source, Late Latin regimentum (“direction for government; course of medical treatment"), from Latin regÅ, regere (“rule").