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Governing (IPA: /ˈɡəvɝnɪŋ/)

Governing (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Govern

Governing (a.)

Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a governing wind; a governing party in a state.

Governing (a.)

Requiring a particular case.

Governing Synonyms


Governing Synonyms

Governance, Government, Government Activity

Governing Rhymes



Spanish Translation

Governing in Spanish is Gobernante

Tagalog Translation

Governing in Tagalog is Namamahala

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Distracting a politician from governing is like distracting a bear from eating your baby." - P. J. O'Rourke

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Equality may be a fiction but nonetheless one must accept it as governing principle." - Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Search men's governing principles, and consider the wise, what they shun and what they cleave to." - Marcus Aurelius

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The true art of government consists in not governing too much." - Government

Example Sentence (Quote)

" There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom." - Michel de Montaigne

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