governable

  • 1Governable — Gov ern*a*ble, a. [Cf. F. gouvernable.] Capable of being governed, or subjected to authority; controllable; manageable; obedient. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2governable — index corrigible, malleable, obedient, pliable, sequacious, tractable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3governable — 1640s, from GOVERN (Cf. govern) + ABLE (Cf. able) …

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  • 4governable — 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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  • 5governable — adjective see govern …

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  • 6governable — See govern. * * * …

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  • 7governable — adjective Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; amenable to law or rule; controllable; manageable; obedient. See Also: governableness …

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  • 8governable — go|ver|na|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 9governable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. manageable, submissive, controllable; see docile . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being governed: administrable, controllable, manageable, rulable. See CONTROL …

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  • 10governable — adj. able to be governed; able to be ruled; able to be regulated …

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  • 11governable — a. Controllable, manageable …

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  • 12governable — adj manageable, controllable, restrainable; dutiful, obedient, submissive, amenable; docile, tractable, malleable, pliant, teachable; tame, domesticated, broken …

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  • 13governable — gov·ern·able …

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  • 14governable — adjective capable of being controlled • Syn: ↑controllable • Similar to: ↑manageable …

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  • 15govern — governable, adj. governability, governableness, n. /guv euhrn/, v.t. 1. to rule over by right of authority: to govern a nation. 2. to exercise a directing or restraining influence over; guide: the motives governing a decision. 3. to hold in… …

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  • 16manageable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. tractable, docile, obedient; wieldy, governable. See facility. Ant., obdurate, intractable. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. controllable, docile, compliant, pliant, governable, teachable, tractable,… …

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  • 17Manageable — Man age*a*ble, a. Such as can be managed or used; suffering control; governable; tractable; subservient; as, a manageable horse. [1913 Webster] Syn: Governable; tractable; controllable; docile. [1913 Webster] {Man age*a*ble*ness}, n. {Man… …

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  • 18Manageableness — Manageable Man age*a*ble, a. Such as can be managed or used; suffering control; governable; tractable; subservient; as, a manageable horse. [1913 Webster] Syn: Governable; tractable; controllable; docile. [1913 Webster] {Man age*a*ble*ness}, n.… …

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  • 19Manageably — Manageable Man age*a*ble, a. Such as can be managed or used; suffering control; governable; tractable; subservient; as, a manageable horse. [1913 Webster] Syn: Governable; tractable; controllable; docile. [1913 Webster] {Man age*a*ble*ness}, n.… …

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  • 20Governmentality — ( Gouvernementalité in French) is a concept first developed by the French philosopher Michel Foucault in the later years of his life, roughly between 1977 and his death in 1984, particularly in his lectures at the Collège de France during this… …

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