Definitions for: Governing

[n] the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
[adj] responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws; "governing bodies"

Webster (1913) Definition: Gov"ern*ing, a.
1. Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a
governing wind; a governing party in a state. --Jay.

2. (Gram.) Requiring a particular case.

Synonyms: dominant, governance, government, government activity

See Also: lawmaking, legislating, legislation, misgovernment, misrule, social control, trust busting

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