Synonyms for governance

Synonyms for (noun) governance

Synonyms: administration, governance, governing, government, government activity

Definition: the act of governing; exercising authority

Usage: regulations for the governing of state prisons; he had considerable experience of government

Similar words: social control

Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action


Synonyms: establishment, governance, governing body, brass, organisation, organization, administration

Definition: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

Usage: he claims that the present administration is corrupt; the governance of an association is responsible to its members; he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

Similar words: body

Definition: a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

Usage: the whole body filed out of the auditorium; the student body; administrative body