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govern

synonym (synonym of govern)

  • (noun)
    Govern carries the idea of authoritative administration or some exercise of authority that is at once effective and continuous; control is effective, more.. (noun)
     
  • (verb.social)
    bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    exercise authority over; as of nations (verb.social)
     

antonym (antonym of govern)

hypernym (govern IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF govern relation)

  • bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations (verb.social)
    cause to conform to standard or norm (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns (verb.social)
     
  • exercise authority over; as of nations (verb.social)
    sit on the throne as a ruler (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    govern badly (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    rule as a dictator (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    have sovereign power (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from govern)

  • bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations (verb.social)
    the act of controlling or directing according to rule (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    established customary state (especially of society) (noun.state)
     
  • direct or strongly influence the behavior of (verb.social)
    the act of governing; exercising authority (noun.act)
     
  • exercise authority over; as of nations (verb.social)
    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.person)
    the head of a state government (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who rules or commands (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    dominance or power through legal authority (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the duration of a monarch's or government's power (noun.time)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation command curb influence order regularise regularize comply obey submit yield deregulate command control decide ask call for demand standardise standardize district zone throne misgovern administration governance regulating regulation regularisation regularization

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