Home   Reverse Dictionary   Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Privacy   Blog   API   Autocomplete service   Help


Word, phrase, or pattern:  

Jump to: General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, Phrases 

We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word govern:
Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "govern" is defined.

General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. govern: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. govern: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. govern: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. govern: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. govern: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. govern: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Govern, govern: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. govern: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Govern: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. govern: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. govern: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. govern: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. govern: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. govern: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. govern: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. govern: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Govern: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Govern: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. govern: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. govern: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. govern: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. govern: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. govern: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. govern: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. govern: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. govern: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. govern: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. govern: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. govern: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. govern: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. govern: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. govern: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. govern: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
American English Definition British English Definition

Provided by

Quick definitions from WordNet (govern)

verb:  direct or strongly influence the behavior of ("His belief in God governs his conduct")
verb:  exercise authority over; as of nations ("Who is governing the country now?")
verb:  require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood ("Most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German")
verb:  bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #47239)

Word origin

Phrases that include govern:   gorrilla govern, govern de les illes balears

Words similar to govern:   rule, governable, governed, governing, order, regularize, regulate, administer, head, more...

Search for govern on Google or Wikipedia

Search completed in 0.027 seconds.

Home   Reverse Dictionary   Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Privacy   Blog   API   Autocomplete service   Help   Link to us   Word of the Day