(noun, verb)


1. a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group

- it was a policy of retribution

Definition categories: thought

2. a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government

- they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

Definition categories: communication, argument, argumentation, line

3. written contract or certificate of insurance

- you should have read the small print on your policy

Similar word(s): insurance

Definition categories: communication, contract

Sentences with policy as a noun:

- The Communist Party has a policy of returning power to the workers.


1. (transitive) To regulate by laws; to reduce to order.