Need another word that means the same as “governance”? Find 26 synonyms for “governance” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Governance” are: administration, brass, establishment, governing body, organisation, organization, governing, government, government activity, headship, directorship, direction, governorship, jurisdiction, captaincy, superintendency, control, ascendancy, rule, command, power, mastery, domination, dominion, premiership, sovereignty
Governance as a Noun
Definitions of "Governance" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “governance” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The act of governing; exercising authority.
- The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.
- The action or manner of governing a state, organization, etc.
- Rule; control.
Synonyms of "Governance" as a noun (26 Words)
|administration||The act of governing; exercising authority.|
He claims that the present administration is corrupt.
|ascendancy||The state that exists when one person or group has power over another.|
The ascendancy of good over evil.
|brass||The section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments.|
Shining brasses stood on the mantelpiece.
|captaincy||An officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship.|
He still had time to enjoy his brief captaincy of the team.
|command||The power or authority to command.|
Who s in command.
|control||A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine.|
The volume control.
|direction||Something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action.|
He had a terrible sense of direction.
|directorship||Membership of the board of people that manages the affairs of a business.|
I was offered the directorship of the Museum of Fine Arts.
|dominion||Dominance or power through legal authority.|
Man s attempt to establish dominion over nature.
|establishment||The act of forming or establishing something.|
He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment.
|governing||The act of governing exercising authority.|
Regulations for the governing of state prisons.
|governing body||The act of governing; exercising authority.|
|government||The study of government of states and other political units.|
He had considerable experience of government.
|government activity||The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit.|
|governorship||The office or position of being governor of a town, region, or public institution.|
His campaign for the governorship of California.
|headship||The position of headmaster or headmistress.|
The promotion of the deputy head to a headship.
|jurisdiction||The right and power to interpret and apply the law.|
The claim will be within the jurisdiction of the industrial tribunal.
|mastery||Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity.|
Mastery of the seas.
|organisation||The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.|
|organization||The activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically.|
He was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department.
|power||The rate of doing work measured in watts or less frequently horse power.|
The power of the storm.
|premiership||The office of premier.|
Candidates for the premiership.
|rule||A rule describing or prescribing a linguistic practice.|
During the rule of Elizabeth.
|sovereignty||Government free from external control.|
The sovereignty of Parliament.
|superintendency||The office or position of a superintendent.|
His first superintendency in Washington was from 1982 to 1992.
Usage Examples of "Governance" as a noun
- The governance of an association is responsible to its members.
- A more responsive system of governance will be required.
- What, shall King Henry be a pupil still, under the surly Gloucester's governance?