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


  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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