governed, past tense; governs, 3rd person singular present; governing, present participle; governed, past participle;
Conduct the policy, actions, and affairs of (a state, organization, or people)
he was incapable of governing the country
the governing coalition
Control, influence, or regulate (a person, action, or course of events)
the future of Jamaica will be governed by geography, not history
Conduct oneself, esp. with regard to controlling one's emotions
men would give in to passion and become unable to govern themselves
Regulate the speed of (a motor or engine) by a governor
Constitute a law, rule, standard, or principle for
constant principles govern the poetic experience
Serve to decide (a legal case)
(of a word) Require that (another word or group of words) be in a particular case
the Latin preposition “cum” governs nouns in the ablative
Regulate the speed of (a motor or machine) with a governor
regulate: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
direct or strongly influence the behavior of; "His belief in God governs his conduct"
exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?"
require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood; "most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German"
(governing) government: the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
(governing) responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws; "governing bodies"
A government is the organization, or agency through which a political unit exercises its authority, controls and administers public policy, and directs and controls the actions of its members or subjects.
To make and administer the public policy and affairs of; to exercise sovereign authority in; To control the actions or behavior of; to keep under control; to restrain; To exercise a deciding or determining influence on; To control the speed, flow etc. ...
(governed (to be -)) (v) bitdirirgе, cеtişirgе
(governed) by rules that can be investigated and used to predict/explain their behavior.
(Governing) which represents the head. (Rulers or Philosopher Kings) — those who are intelligent, rational, self-controlled, in love with wisdom, well suited to make decisions for the community. These correspond to the "reason" part of the soul and are very few.
(GOVERNING) Limiting the output of a device. In respect to small wind generators, governing normally happens through furling.
(Governing) body over the taxonomic classification of viruses
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