governable

  • 121manageable — [adj] controllable amendable, convenient, docile, easy, feasible, governable, obedient, submissive, tamable, tractable, trained, workable; concepts 401,404 …

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  • 122obedient — [adj] well behaved; submissive acquiescent, amenable, at one’s beck and call*, attentive, biddable, complaisant, compliant, controllable, deferential, devoted, docile, docious, duteous, dutiful, faithful, governable, honoring, in one’s clutches* …

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  • 123rebellious — [adj] disobedient, unmanageable alienated, anarchistic, attacking, bellicose, contumacious, defiant, difficult, disaffected, disloyal, disobedient, disorderly, dissident, factious, fractious, iconoclastic, incorrigible, individualistic, insurgent …

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  • 124tractable — [adj] manageable acquiescent, amenable, biddable, complaisant, compliant, controllable, docile, ductile, facile, flexible, game, going along with*, governable, hanging loose*, malleable, meek, obedient, persuadable, plastic, pliable, pliant,… …

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  • 125amenable — /amiynabal/°men°/ Subject to answer to the law; accountable; responsible; liable to punishment. Also means tractable, that may be easily led or governed; formerly applied to a wife who was governable by her husband …

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  • 126amenable — /amiynabal/°men°/ Subject to answer to the law; accountable; responsible; liable to punishment. Also means tractable, that may be easily led or governed; formerly applied to a wife who was governable by her husband …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 127govern — ► VERB 1) conduct the policy and affairs of (a state, organization, or people). 2) control or influence. 3) constitute a rule, standard, or principle for. 4) Grammar (of a word) require that (another word or group of words) be in a particular… …

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  • 128governability — govern ► VERB 1) conduct the policy and affairs of (a state, organization, or people). 2) control or influence. 3) constitute a rule, standard, or principle for. 4) Grammar (of a word) require that (another word or group of words) be in a… …

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  • 129catamaran — [17] Catamaran is a word borrowed from the Tamil language of the southeast coast of India. It is a compound meaning literally ‘tied wood’, made up of kattu ‘tie’ and maram ‘wood, tree’. It was first recorded in English in William Dampier’s… …

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  • 130govern — [guv′ərn] vt. [ME governen < OFr gouverner < L gubernare, to pilot (a ship), direct, guide < Gr kybernan, to steer, govern, prob. of non IE orig.] 1. to exercise authority over; rule, administer, direct, control, manage, etc. 2. to… …

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  • 131controllable — adjective capable of being controlled • Syn: ↑governable • Similar to: ↑manageable …

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  • 132govern — v. 1 a tr. rule or control (a State, subject, etc.) with authority; conduct the policy and affairs of (an organization etc.). b intr. be in government. 2 a tr. influence or determine (a person or a course of action). b intr. be the predominating… …

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  • 133governableness — noun see governable …

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