Governing vs Controlling - What's the difference?

governing | controlling |


As verbs the difference between governing and controlling

is that governing is while controlling is .

As an adjective controlling is

having control over a person or thing.

governing

English

Verb

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  • controlling

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having control over a person or thing.
  • His mother is very controlling .

    Synonyms

    * dominant, domineering, manipulative

    Verb

    (head)