English noun: governing
|1. ||governing (act) the act of governing; exercising authority|
|Samples||Regulations for the governing of state prisons.|
He had considerable experience of government.
|Synonyms||administration, governance, government, government activity|
|Broader (hypernym)||social control|
|Narrower (hyponym)||lawmaking, legislating, legislation, misgovernment, misrule, trust busting|
|Domain category members||allegiant, anarchy, authorities, bounty, destabilisation, destabilization, devolution, devolvement, event planner, federal, government, government, government, land reform, lawlessness, manifesto, minimalist, office, paternalism, political science, politics, power, premium, price-fixing, progressive, pronunciamento, protest march, reform-minded, reformist, regime, squandermania, unitary, zero coupon bond, zero-coupon bond|