governed

Definitions

  • the Staff of a Government Officer in The Time Of The Memphite Dynasties
    the Staff of a Government Officer in The Time Of The Memphite Dynasties
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n governed the body of people who are citizens of a particular government "governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed"--Declaration of Independence"
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Quotations

  • John Mason Brown
    John Mason Brown
    “America is a land where men govern, but women rule.”
  • Kwame Nkrumah
    Kwame Nkrumah
    “We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.”
  • Gerhard Kocher
    Gerhard%20Kocher
    “Believe me - the Government will help you anytime it needs you.”
  • George Herbert
    George%20Herbert
    “One father is enough to governe one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas%20Jefferson
    “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.”
  • Napoleon III
    Napoleon III
    “The great art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs.”

Usage

In literature:

I am interested in the science of government, but I am interested more in religion than in government.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
What was the general form of Tuscan government?
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
The country has, in fact, run the Government, and the Government has been unable to ruin it.
"The Transvaal from Within" by J. P. Fitzpatrick
His own Government thus mourn the fall.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
The assassination of Von Plehve, however, for the first time really weakened the government.
"Bolshevism" by John Spargo
The chief business was to provide for the government during the minority.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
It is evident the two governments make a point of it.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
They will distribute the powers of government into three parts, legislative, judiciary, and executive.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Local self-government in matters ecclesiastical helped to train them for local self-government in matters political.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
We can do this with honour to our Government and benefit to the people.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
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In poetry:

Wisdom, daughter of the skies,
Governs here with mildest sway;
The radiant train of social joys
Gladly her commands obey.
"Verses. Designed for an Inscription at the Entrance of a Grove" by Maria Logan
With heart of rebel I
Man's government defy;
With hate of bondage born
Monarch and mob I scorn:
My King the Lord on high.
"God's Vagabond" by Robert W Service
Happy the man, say all the wise,
Who wears a chearful mien,
Scorns to be govern'd by the skies,
Or clouded by the spleen.
"The Philosopher" by Samuel Bowden
So my spirit swift with passion
Finds in every look a sign,
Catching in some wondrous fashion
Every mood that governs thine.
"Passion" by Archibald Lampman
The Protestants, whom they did rob
During his government,
Were forced with patience, like good Job,
To rest themselves content.
"The Viceroy. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
Exult, ye brutes, traduced and scorn'd,
Though true to nature's plan;
Exult, ye bristled, and ye horn'd,
When infants govern man.
"The Drunken Father" by Robert Bloomfield

In news:

The Kurdistan Regional Government is briskly pursuing oil and gas contracts and economic development, a drive that is chafing Iraq's central government in Baghdad.
The essential difference between a free government and governments not free is that the former is founded in compact, the parties to which are mutually and equally bound by it.
Hatfield joins river governance committee and joint committee on municipal government.
Both Israeli intelligence sources and the Kurdish press say he was kidnapped by Iranian intelligence agents in Sulaymani after the Kurdish government ignored Iran's demands that the Kurdish government shut down the magazine.
Unfortunately it's not only the federal government that's out of control, but our local government and leaders are as well.
The petition calls for the federal government to allow Texas to peacefully secede and create a new government.
What Mr Obama's government is doing now is no different from what Pharaoh 's government did then, and it will end the same.
The government has announced plans to privatise NHS Professionals Ltd a fully owned Government company that provides over 50,000 temporary NHS staff, eGov monitor reports.
The Libyan government promised to bring under control or disband all militias, but within hours of the announcement, one group threatened to blow up the de facto government headquarters.
In 1946, a private group in Chicago called the Government Financial Officers Association established CAFR as a complete accounting record for local governments.
TSA compared costs at airports using private screeners versus government employees in a 2011 study, concluding that private screeners cost 3 percent more, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Does Government Work Require Government Employees.
To address numerous problems stemming from paper-based governance processes, BNY Mellon has embraced a cross-functional Information Lifecycle Governance program.
For many years, experts in the operation of county and local governments have been warning that a combination of factors, if not addressed, would lead to financial collapse of those same governments.
Government employees demonstrate against the Spanish government's latest austerity measures, in the center of Madrid, on July 27, 2012.
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In science:

Let eP be the probability measure under which the Markov chain (xk )k≥0 is stationary and governed by the transition probability measure eH (x, A).
Limit theorems for one-dimensional transient random walks in Markov environments
The statistics of W (r|open) and W (r|loop) are governed by LN = N a and Lmn = (m + n)ε, respectively.
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
It has been shown that a term of the order of bc−1 is governed by the interaction of c energy levels.
Density of states for almost diagonal random matrices
Poissonian level statistics governed by that interaction.
Density of states for almost diagonal random matrices
The situation is quite different in the opposite limit of the short time scale tb ≪ 1 where the asymptotics for C1 is governed by the single diagram with k = 1.
Density of states for almost diagonal random matrices
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