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To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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“It was a time of considerable turmoil in the cities and it was to govern the state with a fair, but at the same time, a firm hand.”
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To control or determine the process or direction of
“Complex laws and regulations govern the cancellation of debts once soldiers leave the service, he said.”
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To conduct oneself, especially with regard to controlling one's emotions
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“I think the question you're trying to ask is whether I am able to govern myself well, and by that I mean, am I able to regulate my thoughts and actions according to a set of personal values, morals, ethics, etc.”
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To cause a profound effect
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To make (someone) disposed to do something
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