Synonyms and Antonyms of governance
lawful control over the affairs of a political unit (as a nation)
- After World War II, the four Allied nations shared the governance of the territory of postwar Germany under the Allied Control Council.
dominion, power, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy, sway
direction, management, regulation, superintendence, supervision
autocracy, dictatorship, hegemony, mastery, oppression, subjugation, tyranny
the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
- While a financial advisor can be helpful, the governance of your family finances ultimately rests with you.
administration, care, charge, conduct, control, direction, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervision
generalship, leadership, rulership
aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward
engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation
coadministration, codirection, comanagement