• Governing may refer to:
  • Government, the system by which a state or community is governed
  • Governing (magazine), a national monthly magazine covering state and local government in the United States

    Definition of governing in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFgovernSGgovernsPT, PPgovernedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of govern.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The essay is governed by a kind of primitive historicism that single-mindedly and even simple-mindedly strives to identify Hamlet with James.
        • And yet, certain unarguables remain: one's first response to an event is rarely one's most mature or reasonable, and yet this is the response that governs any spontaneous outpouring.
        • During the centuries, the people of Ireland struggled constantly to assert their right to govern themselves. ‎
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en covering
      2. en hovering
      3. en overling
      4. en overwing
      5. en oversing
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      Meaning of governing for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "governing" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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