Regiment


Regiment
Regiment Reg"i*ment (-ment), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regimented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Regimenting}.] 1. To form into a regiment or into regiments. --Washington. [1913 Webster] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To form into classified units or bodies; to systematize according to classes, districts or the like.

The people are organized or regimented into bodies, and special functions are relegated to the several units. --J. W. Powell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. To organize and manage in a uniform and rigid manner; to control with a strict discipline. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.