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govern

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  • verbtake control; rule
  • verbinfluence; hold in check
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Synonyms for govern

verb take control; rule

Antonyms for govern

  • abandon
  • leave
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • fail
  • follow
  • obey
  • serve
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • allow
  • comply
  • consent
  • give way
  • permit
  • surrender
  • yield
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bridle

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bridled

verb. check, hold back
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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