Regiment meaning

rĕjə-mənt
A military unit consisting of two or more battalions and forming a basic element of a division: since 1963 no longer a tactical unit in the U.S. Army.
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To systematize, or put in rigid order.
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To assign to a regiment or group.
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The definition of a regiment is a large number of people, particularly referring to a military unit made of two or more battalions.

An example of a regiment is a huge group of protesters.

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A military unit of ground troops consisting of at least two battalions, usually commanded by a colonel.
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To form (troops) into a regiment or regiments.
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To put (things) into systematic order.
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To subject (people) to strict control and rigid order.
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A large number (of persons, etc.)
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Rule; government.
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To form into a regiment or regiments.
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To form into an organized or uniform group or groups; organize systematically.
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To organize in a rigid system under strict discipline and control.
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(now rare, archaic) Rule or governance over a person, place etc.; government, authority. [from 14th c.]
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(military) A unit of armed troops under the command of an officer, and consisting of several smaller units; now specifically, usually composed of two or more battalions. [from 16th c.]
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To form soldiers into a regiment.
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Regiment is defined as to form or assign into groups which are organized into a system to accomplish a task.

An example of regiment is to form groups for a company project.

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A large group of people.
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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, régiment, and its source, Late Latin regimentum (“direction for government; course of medical treatment"), from Latin regō, regere (“rule").

    From Wiktionary