But I found overwhelming evidence that they cause severe harm to the people whose lives they govern.
Those of us gathered here tonight have been called to govern in extraordinary times.
“He is ghastly, and there could be no consensus if he were to govern,” said one U.S. diplomat.
“Frankly, once again, this is another example of having to govern with moderates,” McCaskill said.
Asked what she would be ready for, he responded, “To govern, to lead.”
It contained the rules that govern the use of the Reading Room.
In America there are no masters, who govern in their own rights, for their own interests, or at their own will.
Was there no Florentine then, of all this rich and eager crowd, who was fit to govern Florence?
He knew that without his help the weak, gentle king was unable to govern.
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.