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adjective. ['ˈgʌvɝnɪŋ'] responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws.
Rhymes with Governing
Sentences with governing
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Many organizations operate under the direction of a board of directors or governing board.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The HOA, in turn, is subject to the state's property laws and its own governing documents.
Quotes about governing
1. In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu
2. Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of the [Republican] party, and they're sure trying to do so, it's going to be a terrible damn problem. Frankly, these people frighten me. Politics and governing demand compromise. But these Christians believe they are acting in the name of God, so they can't and won't compromise. I know, I've tried to deal with them.
- Barry M. Goldwater
3. Today, many will choose to live free of conditions and rules governing their own happiness. Why not you? Do not let another day go by where your dedication to other people's opinions is greater than your dedication to your own emotions! Today's a new day!
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
adjective. ['ˈsɛlfˈgʌvɝnɪŋ'] (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces.
noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnɪŋ'] the act of governing; exercising authority.
- social control
- trust busting
- government activity