He ran as a moderate—a pro-choicer, for example—and governed pretty much in that mold.
It governed Mexico for more than 71 years, but in 2000 lost to the Partido Accion Nacional (PAN).
He is a liberal man who has governed (whether by design or fate) in a largely pragmatic, centrist style.
The CPR was supposed to be the progressive counterweight among the troika of parties that governed Tunisia before Sheratongate.
Markets, and market values, have reached into spheres of life previously governed by non-market values.
Her two companions and unconscious dependents were governed by her mood.
He always told the new ministers how the old ones had governed: how was that?
Bordering on the Suiones are the Sitones, agreeing with them in all things excepting that they are governed by a woman.
The technique of our lessons is governed by experimental psychology.
The telestial is governed through the ministrations of the terrestrial, by "angels who are appointed to minister for them."
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.