Definition of Govern


  • require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood
    "most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German"
  • exercise authority over
    as of nations
    "Who is governing the country now?"
  • direct or strongly influence the behavior of
    "His belief in God governs his conduct"
  • bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage
    impose regulations
    "We cannot regulate the way people dress"
    "This town likes to regulate"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Govern

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Unscramble govern

60 unscramble word found using the letters govern.

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