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Synonyms for govern

Synonyms for govern

to have charge of (the affairs of others)

to exercise the authority of a sovereign

to keep the mechanical operation of (a device) within proper parameters

to exercise authority or influence over

Synonyms for govern

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage

direct or strongly influence the behavior of

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require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood

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The Govern Software will provide the Borough with an innovative, comprehensive Sales Tax Administration, Billing, Collection, and Audit system using state-of-the-art technology that integrates with other existing Borough systems.
Some executives would rather allow trustees to manage if the president gets to govern, rather than let the board govern so the president can manage.
These pages provide information on the specific protocols that govern each area, background on the pollution source and the problems it can cause, and details about how the treaties came about.
The list below shows a sample of the responsibilities that the energy meridians govern, according to Thothetic Medicine/Acupuncture (a holistic healing system developed from Sri Lankan and Nubian healing philosophies).
Growth in trade, which was so essential to Asia and Europe's recovery from the Second World War, was fueled by the both of an international system of rules to govern trade and the establishment of a forum to promote trade liberalization (GATT/WTO).
If a state does not adopt UETA or another law, the provisions of ESIGN will govern.
Voters in California and the 23 other initiative states love this power-to-the-people tool that lets us exercise popular democracy and govern ourselves.
Should the athletes be given a voice in the policies that govern their eligibility and performance?
Conventional wisdom persuades us that the only way to achieve "peace, order and good government," as our constitution states, is to be governed by a party that might receive as little as 38% of the votes, hold 65% of the seats and yet govern as if it had 100% of everything.
The high number of takes implies that fixing the state's problems will not come as easily as making a movie, and that Governor Schwarzenegger lacks the proper experience needed to govern.
Now that budgets have dried up, democratically elected governments are squeezed by the dictates of courts that had the luxury of protecting a class of children while willfully ignoring the fiscal and political realities by which democratically elected legislatures must govern.
It examines the unique challenges facing those who govern a monumentally populous state with self-imposed limited means of tax revenues.
469(g)(1)(A) is more akin to an accounting device used to govern the timing of deductions.
Because, in a capitalist economy, we govern entities defined by profit and loss statements.