Need another word that means the same as “governing”? Find 4 synonyms and 30 related words for “governing” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Governing” are: administration, governance, government, government activity
Governing as a Noun
Definitions of "Governing" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “governing” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The act of governing; exercising authority.
Synonyms of "Governing" as a noun (4 Words)
|administration||The term of office of a political leader or government.|
The inhabitants of the island voted to remain under French administration.
|governance||The action or manner of governing a state, organization, etc.|
A more responsive system of governance will be required.
|government||The study of government of states and other political units.|
The government s economic record.
|government activity||The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit.|
Usage Examples of "Governing" as a noun
- Regulations for the governing of state prisons.
Associations of "Governing" (30 Words)
|administrate||Work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of.|
The cost of administrating VAT.
|administration||A method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group’s business affairs.|
Things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration.
|ascendancy||Occupation of a position of dominant power or influence.|
The ascendancy of good over evil.
|chairman||The permanent or long-term president of a committee, company, or other organization.|
The party chairman.
|dictatorial||Having or showing an autocratic manner.|
His mother in law was somewhat dictatorial.
|dominance||The predominance of one or more species in a plant or animal community.|
All had in conformity with the principle of dominance round seeds with yellow cotyledons.
|dominant||Denoting the predominant species in a plant or animal community.|
Red spruce is a dominant species in many types of forest.
|dominate||Look down on.|
The race was dominated by the 1998 champion.
|elective||Related to or working by means of election.|
|executive||An executive committee or other body within an organization.|
The chief executive.
|govern||Bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations.|
His belief in God governs his conduct.
|government||Government the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed.|
The government reduced taxes.
|governor||The representative of the British Crown in a colony or in a Commonwealth state that regards the monarch as head of state.|
The governor of the Bank of England.
|manage||Be the manager of a sports team or a performer.|
She managed a brave but unconvincing smile.
|manageable||Capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do.|
Her long hair was black wavy and manageable.
|mayor||(in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) the head of a town, borough, or county council, elected by council members and generally having purely ceremonial duties.|
|oligarchy||A country governed by an oligarchy.|
One of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy.
|plutocracy||An elite or ruling class whose power derives from their wealth.|
No one can accept public policies which turn a democracy into a plutocracy.
|potentate||A ruler who is unconstrained by law.|
|president||The head of certain colleges.|
The Irish president.
|regime||A coordinated programme for the promotion or restoration of health a regimen.|
Detention centres with a very tough physical regime.
|regulator||Any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.|
A speed regulator.
|reign||Have sovereign power.|
He was helpless under the reign of his egotism.
|ruling||The reason for a court’s judgment (as opposed to the decision itself.|
The ruling coalition.
|sovereignty||Government free from external control.|
The sovereignty of Parliament.
|superintendence||The management or arrangement of an activity or organization; supervision.|
The school was under the superintendence of the nuns of the convent.
|supervision||Management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group.|
She let them work without supervision.
|tenure||Guaranteed permanent employment especially as a teacher or lecturer after a probationary period security of tenure.|
I had recently been tenured and then promoted to full professor.
|triumvirate||A group of three men responsible for public administration or civil authority.|
A triumvirate of three executive vice presidents.
|tyrant||A tyrant flycatcher.|
The tyrant was deposed by popular demonstrations.