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Definition 1: the act of governing; exercising authority - [noun denoting act]

Samples where governing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for governing in the sense of this definition

(governing is a kind of ...) control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

(... is a kind of governing ) government that is inefficient or dishonest

(... is a kind of governing ) the act of making or enacting laws

(... is a kind of governing ) (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) a redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) a bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond; the commonest form of zero-coupon security

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

"being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage" "during his first year in office" "during his first year in power" "the power of the president"

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government)

"it is impossible to be allegiant to two opposing forces"

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities

"a federal system like that of the United States" "federal governments often evolved out of confederations"

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority

"a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) someone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

"the government reduced taxes" "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) prodigious squandering (usually by a government)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) the action of destabilizing; making something less stable (especially of a government or country or economy)

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed

"tyrannical government"

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) the study of government of states and other political units

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good

(governing is the domain which ... is member of) advocating minimal reforms (as in government or politics)

Definition 2: responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where governing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • governing bodies

(governing is similar to ...) exercising influence or control

"television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion" "the dominant partner in the marriage"

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