verb (used with object)
- regime change,
- regimental sergeant major,
Origin of regiment
Examples from the Web for regimented
She just thinks that ideal life experience involves a regimented, specific schedule of studying and casual sex.The New Season of ‘Girls’ Is Just Good. Can We Handle That?|Kevin Fallon|January 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Western parents, uncomfortable with the regimented recipe for child-rearing, the Indian way offers a path of compromise.If You Grow Up Indian-American, College Graduation Isn’t Enough|Anita Raghavan|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The regimented days of a hostage suddenly gave way to a disorienting and floating sort of freedom.
But a nation cannot exist 90% slave—or 90% regimented—because every degree of order multiplies the power of disorder.Proclaim Liberty!|Gilbert Seldes
If I'm regimented, I should at least like to know in whose service it is?Wyandotte|James Fenimore Cooper
They raised twelve companies, which they regimented under the command of Gustavus Hamilton, whom they chose for their governor.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett
In other countries, the militia has not only been exercised, but regimented.
This sounded strange to the American, accustomed to have Germany referred to as the most regimented of nations.Six Major Prophets|Edwin Emery Slosson
verb (ˈrɛdʒɪˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for regiment
late 14c., "government, rule, control," from Old French regiment "government, rule" (14c.), from Late Latin regimentum "rule, direction," from Latin regere "to rule" (see regal). Meaning "unit of an army" first recorded 1570s (originally the reference was to permanent organization and discipline), from French. The exact number in the unit varies over time and place.
"to form into a regiment," 1610s, from regiment (n.). General sense of "organize systematically" is from 1690s. Related: Regimented; regimenting.