- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||one who governs in place of a disabled or underage ruler.
The prince had been regent for nearly nine years before becoming king upon his father's death.During the boyhood of Peter the Great, his half-sister Sophia held power as regent.
||a member of the governing body of an institution, such as a state university or educational system.
The regents of the university met to discuss an increase in tuition.
||a ruler or governor.
They appealed to the regents of the province.
The word regent
contains the following part:
reg, rect, rig1
that means king, rule, guide; straight