Reg"i*men (r?j"?*m?n), n. [L. regimen, -inis, fr. regere to guide, to rule. See Right, and cf. Regal, R'egime, Regiment.]


Orderly government; system of order; adminisration.



Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation

; esp. Med.,

a systematic course of diet, etc., pursed with a view to improving or preserving the health, or for the purpose of attaining some particular effect, as a reduction of flesh; -- sometimes used synonymously with hygiene.

3. Gram. (a)

A syntactical relation between words, as when one depends on another and is regulated by it in respect to case or mood; government

. (b)

The word or words governed.


© Webster 1913.

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