Definitions for governing

This page provides all 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. Myint Swe:

    He has military and governing experience.

  2. Gloria Steinem:

    The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.

  3. David Carney:

    The divide between the governing elite and the voters has never been so big.

  4. Daniel Patrick Moynihan:

    No one is innocent after the experience of governing. But not everyone is guilty.

  5. Vladimir Lenin:

    Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.

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