English dictionary definition of:



  • bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
  • direct or strongly influence the behavior of
  • exercise authority over; as of nations
  • require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood


order   regularise British English spelling   regularize American English spelling   regulate   rule  

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View spelling list Short /u/ spelled o and learn about the word govern in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for govern

Scrabble score = 10

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