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1. governor

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnɝ'] the head of a state government.

Synonyms

  • proconsul
  • viceroy
  • nawab
  • bey
  • military governor
  • eparch
  • governor general
  • satrap
  • vicereine
  • politician

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • govenour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gouvreneur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Governor

  • dittberner
  • easterner
  • gov
  • midwesterner
  • northeasterner
  • northerner
  • sojourner
  • southerner
  • westerner

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A common misspelling of governor is governer

2. governor

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnɝ'] a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel).

Synonyms

  • control
  • regulator
  • flywheel
  • controller

Antonyms

  • husband
  • follower
  • inactivity
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • govenour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gouvreneur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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