Those of us gathered here tonight have been called to govern in extraordinary times.
“Frankly, once again, this is another example of having to govern with moderates,” McCaskill said.
The laws that govern how schools are run constrain the ability of the principal to run the school well.
And we will welcome all elected, peaceful governments -- provided they govern with respect for all their people.
In the Dutch Constitution, it says that the king will govern together with the Dutch Parliament and its ministers.
It contained the rules that govern the use of the Reading Room.
It was composed of the grim psychological laws that govern the abnormal.
Was there no Florentine then, of all this rich and eager crowd, who was fit to govern Florence?
For, Madam, could I be supposed to govern the passions of either of the gentlemen?
The old men are much respected by the younger, who seem to be govern'd and directed by them on most Occasions.
late 13c., from Old French governer (11c., Modern French gouverner) "govern," from Latin gubernare "to direct, rule, guide, govern" (cf. Spanish gobernar, Italian governare), originally "to steer," a nautical borrowing from Greek kybernan "to steer or pilot a ship, direct" (the root of cybernetics). The -k- to -g- sound shift is perhaps via the medium of Etruscan. Related: Governed; governing.