Govern in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Govern

to officially rule, manage or direct a territory or large group of people living in an area

Examples of Govern in a sentence

Prior to the American Revolutionary War, the British were trying to govern the colonists by making them pay taxes and setting the laws for them.  🔊

Kevin Smith threw his hat into the ring as a candidate for the political office because he wanted to govern New Mexico in order to reform education and provide affordable health care.  🔊

Order and policies in the colonies needed to be created, so one leader was selected to govern each colony so the people would be safe and follow the laws.  🔊

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