1. social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power

- office politics is often counterproductive

Definition categories: link

2. the study of government of states and other political units

Similar word(s): government

Definition categories: thought

3. the profession devoted to governing and to political affairs

Definition categories: act, profession

4. the opinion you hold with respect to political questions

Definition categories: thought, opinion, persuasion, sentiment, view

5. the activities and affairs involved in managing a state or a government

- unemployment dominated the politics of the inter-war years

- government agencies multiplied beyond the control of representative politics

Definition categories: act, activity, affairs

Sentences with politics as a noun:

- He made a career out of politics.

- Their politics are clear from the bumper stickers on their cars.

- There's too much politics in this organization.