Definition of governor

Definition of governor
  1. governor Noun The leader of a region or state that is a member of a federation or an empire. In Rome, they were endorsed by the emperor and appointed by the Senate. In the modern United States, they are elected by the people of that state.
  2. governor Noun A device which regulates or controls some action of a machine through automatic feedback.
  3. governor Noun A member of a decision-making for an organization or entity (including some public agencies) similar to or equivalent to a board of directors (used especially for banks); a member of the board of governors
  4. governor Noun father
  5. governor Noun boss, employer
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