What does governed mean?

Definitions for governed
gov·erned

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. governednoun

    the body of people who are citizens of a particular government

    "governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed"--Declaration of Independence

Webster Dictionary

  1. Governed

    of Govern

Editors Contribution

  1. governedverb

    Verb form of the word govern.

    They governed easily and effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of governed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of governed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of governed in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Joe Biden campaigned for president as a moderate, but on virtually every issue he has governed like a woke left-wing zealot, by opposing Biden’s multi-trillion dollar socialist boondoggle, Manchin is governing like the sane moderate Democrat that Biden pretended to be on the campaign trail.

  2. G. K. Chesterton:

    The poor complain that they are governed badly. The rich complain that they are governed at all.

  3. Bertrand Russell, Autobiography:

    Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

  4. Armstrong Williams:

    What an individual believes impacts how America is governed and what we become as a nation.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There is an interesting difference between a Cat and an Oxford Comma. You see, a Cat has claws at the ends of its paws, and an Oxford Comma is a pause at the end of a clause. It's all a game of claws and paws for a Cat, while an Oxford Comma is governed by clause and pause.

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