Definitions For Govern


  • Direct or strongly influence the behavior of
  • Bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
  • Exercise authority over; as of nations
  • Require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood
  • To officially control and lead (a group of people) : to make decisions about laws, taxes, social programs, etc., for (a country, state, etc.)
  • To control the way that (something) is done
  • To control or guide the actions of (someone or something)

Is Govern a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Govern is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Govern in a Sentence

  • The tribe is governed by a 10-member council.
  • They want to form their own country and govern themselves.
  • The scandal limited her ability to govern effectively.

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Antonyms for Govern

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