Pronunciation of Governing
/ɡˈʌvənɪŋ/, /ɡˈʌvənɪŋ/, /ɡ_ˈʌ_v_ə_n_ɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for governing:
faceless, executive, undemocratic, weak, unstable, colonialist, regulation, multiparty, parastatal, self-regulatory, state, orwellian, structured, federal, imperial, Managed, independent, regulatory, totalitarian, nonaligned, democratic, representative, imperialist, sovereign, governmental, bicameral, unitary, headquartered, nationalist, regnant, collectivist, multinational, absolutist, repressive, predominant, normative, self-imposed, Dominative, autonomous.
Other synonyms and related words:
predominant, regnant, executive, nonaligned, democratic, imperial, organization, unrepresentative, political science, sovereign, federal, nationalist, umbrella, Dominative, regime, presidency, imperialist, administrative, establishment, faceless, social, repressive, dominant, tiered, absolutist, disposal, paramount, preponderant, brass, unitary, totalitarian, weak, authorities, regulation, government, governance, flat, structural, regulatory, Restraining, government activity, absolute, informal, authoritative, established, governmental, politics, bicameral, organisation.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
governance, government, government activity.
government, dominant, government activity, governance.
dominating, piloting, directing, controlling, leading, executing, Managing, Disciplining, Harnessing, Overseeing, steering, ruling, Bridling, Administering, Restraining, commanding, ordering, supervising, Superintending, Presiding.
Bossing, conducting, Lording, mastering.
Usage examples for governing:
- Will they restore to us the power of governing them? - "A Cynic Looks at Life Little Blue Book #1099", Ambrose Bierce.
- That is all right- you are so sensible; but I want governing a little, and I like it- actually. - "A Simpleton", Charles Reade.
- Interference in the internal affairs of a self- governing colony - in this case a colony in which a small number of white men govern a large number of black - has ceased to be within the realm of practical politics. - "Native-Life-in-South-Africa", Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho).