1. governed

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnd'] the body of people who are citizens of a particular government.


  • people


  • rich people
  • poor people

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Rhymes with Governed

  • ironed
  • patterned

Sentences with governed

1. Verb, past participle
Setting a BIOS password means that access to the whole computer system is governed by a single password.

Quotes about governed

1. Democracy is a daring concept - a hope that we'll be best governed if all of us participate in the act of government. It is meant to be a conversation, a place where the intelligence and local knowledge of the electorate sums together to arrive at actions that reflect the participation of the largest possible number of people.
- Brian Eno

2. One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
- Plato

3. Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence.
- Maria Montessori

2. rule-governed

adjective. according to custom or rule or natural law.


  • regular


  • unlawful
  • crooked