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governing [the ~] noun

  1. the governing (ruling)
    het besturen; regeren

Translation Matrix for governing:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
besturen governing; ruling directing; leading
regeren governing; ruling
- administration; governance; government; government activity
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
besturen administer; command; direct; lead; manage; preside; run
regeren exercise authority; exert power; order; reign; rule

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Synonyms for "governing":

Related Definitions for "governing":

  1. responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws1
    • governing bodies1
  2. the act of governing; exercising authority1
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons1


to govern verb (governs, governed, governing)

  1. to govern (control)
    – direct or strongly influence the behavior of 1
    • controleren verb (controleer, controleert, controleerde, controleerden, gecontroleerd)

Conjugations for govern:

  1. govern
  2. govern
  3. governs
  4. govern
  5. govern
  6. govern
simple past
  1. governed
  2. governed
  3. governed
  4. governed
  5. governed
  6. governed
present perfect
  1. have governed
  2. have governed
  3. has governed
  4. have governed
  5. have governed
  6. have governed
past continuous
  1. was governing
  2. were governing
  3. was governing
  4. were governing
  5. were governing
  6. were governing
  1. shall govern
  2. will govern
  3. will govern
  4. shall govern
  5. will govern
  6. will govern
continuous present
  1. am governing
  2. are governing
  3. is governing
  4. are governing
  5. are governing
  6. are governing
  1. be governed
  2. be governed
  3. be governed
  4. be governed
  5. be governed
  6. be governed
  1. govern!
  2. let's govern!
  3. governed
  4. governing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for govern:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
controleren audit; check; probe
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
controleren control; govern audit; auditing; check; control; count again; examine; inspect; review; run over again; survey; verify; view
- order; regularise; regularize; regulate; rule
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- rule

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Antonyms for "govern":

  • deregulate

Related Definitions for "govern":

  1. direct or strongly influence the behavior of1
    • His belief in God governs his conduct1
  2. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations1
  3. exercise authority over; as of nations1
    • Who is governing the country now?1
  4. require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood1
    • most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German1

Wiktionary Translations for govern:

  1. (intr.) to exercise political authority
  2. to control the speed or magnitude of
  3. to control the actions of
  4. to exercise a determining influence on
  5. to exercise sovereign authority in

Cross Translation:
govern regeeren regierenPolitik: die Herrschaft ausüben, die Macht haben
govern besturen; de scepter zwaaien; heersen; regeren gouvernerdiriger une embarcation à l’aide d’un gouvernail.
govern koning zijn; regeren; besturen; de scepter zwaaien; heersen régnerexercer le pouvoir souverain dans un état monarchique ; il se dit des princes souverains, même quand ils ne portent pas le titre de roi.

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