What is another word for governors?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈʌvənəz] (IPA)

Governors, the individuals responsible for governing a state or territory, have several synonyms which can be used interchangeably to refer to them. Some of the synonyms of the word governors include leaders, executives, chief executives, administrators, directors, and officials. Each of these synonyms conveys the idea of someone who holds an important position of authority and responsibility in the government of a particular region. In addition, synonyms such as overseers, managers, and supervisors may also be used to describe governors in some contexts where the focus is on their role in supporting and directing the work of others within their jurisdiction.

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Usage examples for Governors

They were to expect persecution; and here their Master foreshadowed what was to take place long afterwards, namely, that they were to expect to be brought before governors and kings for His sake and for a testimony to the heathen world.
"The Making of an Apostle"
R. J. Campbell
The heads of the oldest families were also the governors of these cantons, and composed the differences between the members of the clan, canton, or city by their decisions; while in other places bold and successful warriors at the head of voluntary bands made acquisitions, in which the descendants of the leader took the rank of elder and judge.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker
He carried this plan out, we are told, so far as he could, and provided them with garrisons, arms, supplies, and governors.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker

Famous quotes with Governors

  • Well, I don't know too many governors who are flaming ideologues.
    Birch Bayh
  • You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity to get into a race when the time was right.
    Laura Bush
  • If you look at where presidents come from, they're former governors or senators.
    Eleanor Clift
  • I've gone from being one of the youngest governors to now the longest consecutive serving governor in the country.
    John Engler
  • If you're a governor of a big state, people sense your presence a little bit, even your fellow governors.
    Ed Gillespie

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