Hyphenation of control

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Definitions of control:

Power to direct or determine
Under control
A relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
Measures for the control of disease They instituted controls over drinking on campus
(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
The timing and control of his movements were unimpaired He had lost control of his sphincters
A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
The control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw
The activity of managing or exerting control over something
The control of the mob by the police was admirable
The state that exists when one person or group has power over another
Her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her
Discipline in personal and social activities
He was a model of polite restraint She never lost control of herself
Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
A good command of French
A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
The speed controller on his turntable was not working properly I turned the controls over to her
A spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
The economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
They wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls
Exercise authoritative control or power over
Control the budget Command the military forces
Lessen the intensity of
Temper Hold in restraint Hold or keep within limits Moderate your alcohol intake Hold your tongue Hold your temper Control your anger
Handle and cause to function
Do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol Control the lever
Control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
She manipulates her boss She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up The teacher knew how to keep the class in line She keeps in line
Check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
Are you controlling for the temperature?
Verify by using a duplicate register for comparison
Control an account
Be careful or certain to do something
Make certain of something He verified that the valves were closed See that the curtains are closed Control the quality of the product
Have a firm understanding or knowledge of
Be on top of Do you control these data?

Synonyms of control:

noun power, powerfulness
noun relation
nounbodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
nouncontrol condition, criterion, standard
noun activity
noun dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, condition, status
noun restraint, discipline
noun command, mastery, skillfulness
nouneconomic policy
noun controller, mechanism
noun spirit, disembodied spirit
verb command
verbhold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate, restrain, suppress, keep, keep back, hold back
verb operate, manipulate
verb manipulate, keep in line, interact
verb verify, test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay
verb see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, assure
verb see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, assure, verify
verb master, know

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