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That law governs all sorts of phenomena, including rocket engines, collisions between electrons, and car wrecks.

Though famed as a micromanager and a champion of state-stewarded capitalism, she governs a country where power is diffuse.

The ruling from the Office of Personnel Management, which governs this sort of question, is still pending.

This is how Venezuela has been governed since the discovery of oil, and it is how Chavez governs now - but with a sinister twist.

And there is no sense that Christie is about to sacrifice his image as someone who governs as a strict fiscal conservative.

But the idea that quantity of labor governs value will not stand examination for a moment.

After Macrobeus understand coude (from l. 283), which governs the infin.

The best type of government is that which results in the greatest happiness and safety of all those whom it governs.

Well, those wives governed them, as the Emperor governs us; and if they were not loved, they were at least respected.

We dont even care who governs us now, said a Turk of position to the writer (then a prisoner in Turkish hands in Anatolia).


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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to governs, such as: control, manage, oversee, conduct, dictate, and administer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.