Synonyms for governing

Synonyms for (noun) governing

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 for (adjective) governing

Synonyms: governing

Definition: responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

Usage: governing bodies

Similar words: dominant

Definition: exercising influence or control

Usage: television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion; the dominant partner in the marriage