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Synonyms Dictionary

2. supervise, superintend, oversee, preside over; direct, manage, guide, conduct, have or be in charge of; take the lead, lead; hold or keep in line, discipline, maintain order, regulate.
3. control, restrain, check, keep in check, curb, hold
or keep back, contain, arrest; harness, bridle, rein in, hold in, leash, constrain; subdue, get the better of, suppress.

governable, adj. manageable, controllable, restrain-able; dutiful, obedient, submissive, amenable; docile, tractable, malleable, pliant, teachable; tame, domesticated, broken.

governess, n. duenna, Fr. gouvernante, tutoress, instructress; nurse, nursemaid, Chief. Brit, nanny, Fr. bonne, (both in India) amah, ayah,

government, n. 1. administration, management, direction, guidance, control, regulation, conduct; supervision, superintendence, surveillance, overseeing, oversight, charge, command; jurisdiction, dominion, regime, rule, reign; directorship, leadership, rulership, headship, presidency, magistracy; statesmanship, statecraft; authority, law, Derog. big brother; Both U.S. Uncle Sam, SI. the Fed.
2. council, ministry, cabinet, department, chamber; parliament, congress,
(in Israel) Knesset, diet, duma, soviet, senate.
3. discipline, regimentation, restraint, constraint, reining in, holding in, suppression.

governor, n. administrator, director, manager, executive, bureaucrat, functionary, official, marshal, magistrate; minister, regent, dean, chairman, chairwoman, chairlady, chairperson; president, head, chief, principal, Inf kingpin, Inf. number one.

gown, n. 1. evening dress, evening gown, dinner dress, dinner gown; dress, frock, robe; garment, raiment.
2. mantle, cloak, cassock; garb, canonicals, cloth vestments,
Inf. clericals; academicals.
-v. 3. robe, drape, dress, clothe, vest, garb, attire, apparel, habit,
SI. dude up.

grab, v. 1. clutch, snatch, clasp, grasp, grip, fasten
upon, lay hold of, lay hands on,
Inf. get one's fingers

or hands on, Inf. latch on or onto; catch, catch hold of, capture, take, hook, snag, ensnare, secure, Inf. collar, SI. nab.
2. seize, appropriate, take up, take over, assume; commandeer, expropriate, confiscate; usurp, misappropriate, arrogate.
3. grab at
jump at, snatch at, Inf snap up; scramble for, fall all over oneself, get all excited about.
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n. 4. clutch, grasp, grip, gripe, clasp, snatch.
5. seizure, appropriation, takeover, assumption, ar-rogation, usurpation, commandeering.
6. up for grabs
Informal, available, obtainable, attainable, accessible, to be had, Inf. anybody's or anybody's ballgame.

grace, n. 1. elegance, tastefulness, fineness; refinement, culture, cultivation, polish, urbanity, suavity; taste, good taste, discrimination, discernment; savoir-faire, tact, finesse; propriety, decorum, mannerliness, manners.
2. charm, winsomeness, winningness, appealingness, appeal; attractiveness, comeliness, beauty, beautifulness, pulchritude, handsomeness, loveliness; gracefulness, suppleness, fluency, fluidity, smoothness, symmetry, poetry in motion; ease, facility.
3. favor, boon, benefit, benefaction, benediction,
Archaic, benison.
4. kindness, kindliness, benevolence, beneficence, benignity; love, brotherly love, good will; graciousness, indulgence, condescension.

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