Yahoo Dictionary Web Search

  1. gov·ern
    IPA[ˈɡəvərn]
  2. verb

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: govern, 3rd person present: governs, gerund or present participle: governing, past tense: governed, past participle: governed

    • verb

      conduct the policy, actions, and affairs of (a state, organization, or people) with authority:

      control, influence, or regulate (a person, action, or course of events):

    • adjective

      (of a region or organization) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs:
    • adjective

      (of a region or organization) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs:
  1. 4 results