Pronunciation of Policy
/pˈɒlɪsi/, /pˈɒlɪsi/, /p_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_s_i/
Synonyms for policy:
Other synonyms and related words:
line, discreetness, indemnity, methodology, wit, party line, tactics, insurance, conduct, gumption, polity, plank, insurance policy, system, nous, program, course, way, levelheadedness, wisdom, discretion, prudence.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
forecast, expectation, schedule, ambition, object, intention, choice, agenda, will, procedure, calculation, forethought, scenario, endeavor, consideration, aim, idea, plan, scheme, prospectus, proposal, approach, wish, goal, strategy.
insurance, insurance policy.
procedure, tactics (noun)
Usage examples for policy:
- It never is good policy to do your best in the beginning of a race. - "The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island", Lawrence J. Leslie.
- But you are with us on the rest of our policy and we want your help." - "The Turnstile", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
- Even on the assumption that a human being is a kind of animal, which feels no need of consideration for others' welfare, and is devoid of any higher aspirations than a full measure of selfish enjoyment- even then, purely as a question of intelligence, a matter of policy, there are excellent reasons why various impulses and inclinations should be resisted and denied. - "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).