Definition of Governable

1. Adjective. Capable of being controlled.

Exact synonyms: Controllable
Similar to: Manageable



Definition of Governable

1. a. Capable of being governed, or subjected to authority; controllable; manageable; obedient.

Definition of Governable

1. Adjective. Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; amenable to law or rule; controllable; manageable; obedient. ¹

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Definition of Governable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Governable

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governable (current term)
governableness
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Literary usage of Governable

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... and that (2) ai instrument of given dimensions is governable as regards ils reactions, that is to say, is capable of being made to produce at pleasure a ..."

2. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... governable by such a law. And therefore, besides the Divine will and pleasure, there must needs be some other immediate agent and executioner provided, ..."

3. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... things are not commendable nor governable by such a law. And therefore besides the divine will and pleasure, there must needs be some other immediate ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"governable, a. Controllable, manageable. 2. See GORGON, a. Gormand, и. [Written also and usually Gour- ravenously or excessively. ..."

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