Definition of Policy. Meaning of Policy. Synonyms of Policy
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Definition of Policy
Blanket mortgage Blanket mortgage or policy policy .
One that covers a group or class of things or properties
instead of one or more things mentioned individually, as
where a mortgage secures various debts as a group, or
subjects a group or class of different pieces of property to
one general lien.
PolicyPolicy Pol"i*cy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Policied; p. pr. & vb.
To regulate by laws; to reduce to order. [Obs.] ``Policying
of cities.' --Bacon. PolicyPolicy Pol"i*cy, n.; pl. Policies. [L. politia, Gr. ?; cf.
F. police, Of. police. See Police, n.]
1. Civil polity. [Obs.]
2. The settled method by which the government and affairs of
a nation are, or may be, administered; a system of public
or official administration, as designed to promote the
external or internal prosperity of a state.
3. The method by which any institution is administered;
system of management; course.
4. Management or administration based on temporal or material
interest, rather than on principles of equity or honor;
hence, worldly wisdom; dexterity of management; cunning;
5. Prudence or wisdom in the management of public and private
affairs; wisdom; sagacity; wit.
The very policy of a hostess, finding his purse so
far above his clothes, did detect him. --Fuller.
6. Motive; object; inducement. [Obs.]
What policy have you to bestow a benefit where it is
counted an injury? --Sir P.
Syn: See Polity.
Meaning of Policy from wikipedia