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Meaning of govern

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage;
           impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people
           dress"; "This town likes to regulate" [syn: {regulate},
           {regularize}, {regularise}, {order}, {govern}] [ant:
      2: direct or strongly influence the behavior of; "His belief in
         God governs his conduct"
      3: exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the
         country now?" [syn: {govern}, {rule}]
      4: require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood;
         "most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German"

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