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Definition of "regimen" []

  • Governmental rule or control. (noun)
  • The systematic procedure of a natural phenomenon or process. (noun)
  • A regulated system, as of diet, therapy, or exercise, intended to promote health or achieve another beneficial effect. (noun)
  • A course of intense physical training. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "regimen" in a sentence
  • "This regimen is the most simple and requires minimal bookkeeping."
  • "Claiming the only way she can stick to a fitness regimen is by making exercise enjoyable, she said using a hoop to tone her tummy is her current favorite."
  • "Granted, I no longer have the kind of time I did as a student, and that kind of regimen is neither possible nor necessary in the lifestyle I have now."