Synonyms and Antonyms of GOVERN

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Synonyms and Antonyms of GOVERN :

GOVERN - verb

Meanings :

1. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage
2. exercise authority over

In sentences :

1. They described him as unfit to govern.

2. He is not fit to govern this country!

Synonyms - Rule, manage, control, direct, command, supervise, administer

1. A dictator thinks he can be successful only when he rules with an iron hand.

2. The police failed in its attempt to control the unruly mob.

3. He has appointed a new man to manage his business.

4. Mrs. Indira Gandhi personally directed the nation’s foreign policy.

5. Our new office manager will supervise the work of several departments.

6. The Vice-Chancellor of our university personally administers the establishment’s financial affairs.

7. The King commanded the guards to raise the new bridge.

Antonyms - Misrule, mismanage, misgovern

1. The military general misruled his country. No wonder he had to abdicate in favour of a civilian government.

2. Some of the public sector undertakings are still mismanaged.

3. The new Governor has taken personal responsibility to set right the misgoverned departments.

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