Govern V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Govern

Govern V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Govern

Govern V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 is one of the verbs that are used very commonly in English tests as well as in everyday communication. Also, because it’s an irregular verb, govern doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “govern” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is govern‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with govern verbs?

Let’s find out with English tivi in the article below.

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Govern of Definition and Meaning

Govern is a verb that means to manage and direct a country’s, city’s, or people’s public affairs; to have a commanding position over something.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Govern

Base Form (V1) govern
Past Form (V2) governed
Past Participle Form (V3) governed
s / es/ es (V4) governs
‘ing’ form (V5) governing

Govern of Past Simple V2

The verb Govern is also employed in its V2 form as “governed”’. It is used to indicate the past tense in sentences.

Govern of Past Participle V3

The V3 form is identical to the V2 form. The V3 form is “governed”. Governed is used in the past or present perfect tense. 

+ In the present perfect tense, we use the word V1 as ‘have + governed‘ or ‘has + governed’.

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + governed‘. 
  • ‘has + governed’ is used for he, she, and it. 

+ If you need to use the past perfect tense, use ‘had + governed‘ regardless of the subject.

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Conjugation of Govern V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: Govern
Number Singular
Present Simple of govern I You She/He/It
govern govern governs
Plural
We You They
govern govern govern
Present Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
am governing are governing is governing
Plural
We You They
are governing are governing are governing
Present Perfect of govern I You She/He/It
have governed have governed has governed
Plural
We You They
have governed have governed have governed
Present Perfect Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
have been governing have been governing has been governing
Plural
We You They
have been governing have been governing have been governing
Past Simple of govern I You She/He/It
governed governed governed
Plural
We You They
governed governed governed
Past Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
was governing were governing was governing
Plural
We You They
were governing were governing were governing
Past Perfect of govern I You She/He/It
had governed had governed had governed
Plural
We You They
had governed had governed had governed
Past Perfect Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
had been governing had been governing had been governing
Plural
We You They
had been governing had been governing had been governing
Future Simple of govern I You She/He/It
will/shall govern will/shall govern will/shall govern
Plural
We You They
will/shall govern will/shall govern will/shall govern
Future Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
will/shall be governing will/shall be governing will/shall be governing
Plural
We You They
will/shall be governing will/shall be governing will/shall be governing
Future Perfect of govern I You She/He/It
will/shall have governed will/shall have governed will/shall have governed
Plural
We You They
will/shall have governed will/shall have governed will/shall have governed
Future Perfect Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
will/shall have been governing will/shall have been governing will/shall have been governing
Plural
We You They
will/shall have been governing will/shall have been governing will/shall have been governing
Conditional Present of govern I You She/He/It
would govern would govern would govern
Plural
We You They
would govern would govern would govern
Conditional Perfect of govern I You She/He/It
would have governed would have governed would have governed
Plural
We You They
would have governed would have governed would have governed
Conditional Present Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
would be governing would be governing would be governing
Plural
We You They
would be governing would be governing would be governing
Conditional Perfect Continuous of govern I You She/He/It
would have been governing would have been governing would have been governing
Plural
We You They
would have been governing would have been governing would have been governing
Present Subjunctive of govern I You She/He/It
govern govern govern
Plural
We You They
govern govern govern
Past Subjunctive of govern I You She/He/It
governed governed governed
Plural
We You They
governed governed governed
Past Perfect Subjunctive of govern I You She/He/It
had governed had governed had governed
Plural
We You They
had governed had governed had governed
Imperative of govern I You She/He/It
govern
Plural
We You They
Let’s govern govern

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Example Sentences with Govern V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

In this section, we will learn about govern sentence examples:

  • We are governed by an ‘elective dictatorship,’ as Lord Hailsham famously put it.
  • The British administration appointed him to govern the colony.
  • He now governs a state in which Hispanics account for over half of the population.
  • He is governing all activities of the company.
  • She governed her feelings for him.

Synonym Words For Govern

Synonym of govern word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the synonym of govern:

  • control
  • rule
  • command
  • conduct
  • direct
  • guide
  • lead
  • manage
  • regulate
  • decide
  • determine
  • impact
  • affect

Opposite Words For Govern

The antonym of govern word list. Here are some words that have nearly the opposite meaning as govern:

  • abandon
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • allow
  • comply
  • consent
  • fail
  • follow
  • assist
  • help
  • hesitate
  • liberate
  • release

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Govern (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of govern?

The past tense of govern is governed. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of govern is governs. The present participle of govern is governing. The past participle of govern is governed.

Base Form (V1) govern
Past Form (V2) governed
Past Participle Form (V3) governed
s / es/ es (V4) governs
‘ing’ form (V5) governing

What is the V2 and V3 form of govern?

+ The V2 and V3 form of govern is “governed“.

What is the sentence of govern?

What is the past tense V2 of govern?

+ The past tense of govern is “governed“.

What is the past participle V3 of govern?

+ The past participle of govern is “governed“.

What is the present participle V5 of govern?

+ The present participle of govern is “governing“.

Conclusion

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