govern - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb 

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/ˈɡʌvə(r)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theygovern
he/she/itgoverns
present participlegoverning
past tensegoverned
past participlegoverned
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to control and manage an area, city, or country and its people

    The region is now governed by Morocco.

    The party will not be able to govern alone.