What does governing mean?

Definitions for governing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word governing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, governing, governance, government activity, administration(adj)

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

  2. governing(adj)

    responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

    "governing bodies"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Governing

    of Govern

  2. Governing(adj)

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

  3. Governing(adj)

    requiring a particular case

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'governing' in Adjectives Frequency: #1011

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of governing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of governing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bhagavad Gita:

    Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.

  2. Adlai Ewing Stevenson:

    More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test.

  3. Woodrow Wilson:

    Just what is it that America stands for If she stands for one thing more than another it is for the sovereignty of self-governing people.

  4. Tao Le Ching:

    In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.

  5. Rome Visco:

    The Governing Council is closely watching developments on financial markets and their implications for monetary conditions and price stability in the euro zone ; it is ready to use all instruments at The Governing Council disposal.

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