What does governing mean?

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gov·ern·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationadjective

    the act of governing; exercising authority

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

  2. governingadjective

    responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

    "governing bodies"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Governing

    of Govern

  2. Governingadjective

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

  3. Governingadjective

    requiring a particular case

Editors Contribution

  1. governingverb

    Verb form of the word govern.

    The governing principle was one of honesty and integrity.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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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

Examples of governing in a Sentence

  1. The CBO:

    If the laws currently in place governing spending and revenues generally remained unchanged and no significant additional emergency funding was provided, the federal deficit would be roughly $3.7 trillion in fiscal year 2020 and $2.1 trillion next year.

  2. Norman Fried:

    There is a greater need for strict and stringent bans of public events that total more than 1,000 persons. Businesses large and small must ease the rules governing compensation for American workers who take time off for sick days, elderly and infirm in America need to be attended to more vigilantly, aggressively and carefully before young members the population are attended to.

  3. Brendan Schwab:

    We believe that those sports who want to try and go first, they do try and set the very best practices, we were very impressed by the comments of Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer who was saying that, yes this is a leadership example, we as players have to step up to the mark. And, when it comes to health and safety, the leagues and the governing bodies need to do the same.

  4. Steve Vladeck:

    Today's decision is going to make it incumbent upon businesses and governments to be far more specific in their policies governing access to databases -- not just about who is allowed to access particular databases, but about the specific purposes for which those individuals are and are not allowed to access that database, in the process, The Supreme Court on Thursday has made it a lot harder to punish those who misuse databases to which they generally have lawful access -- and a lot more important for database owners to expressly prohibit uses of the data that aren't specifically permitted.

  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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