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What does "Control" mean?

Definition

(n.) A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a counter register (n.) Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control (n.) That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint (v. t.) To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute (v. t.) To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower


Synonyms see, hold, ensure, check, master, ascertain, curb, assure, command, manipulate, verify, moderate, insure, contain, restraint, operate, controller, dominance, mastery, controlling, ascendancy, ascendance, ascendency, see to it, hold in, ascendence, control condition


Example: "The control of the mob by the police was admirable" Example: "The timing and control of his movements were unimpaired" Example: "The speed control on his turntable was not working properly" Example: "Under control" Example: "They wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls" Example: "Measures for the control of disease" Example: "She never lost control of herself" Example: "The control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw" Example: "Control the budget" Example: "Control your anger" Example: "Are you controlling for the temperature?" Example: "Control an account" Example: "Do you control these data?" Example: "Control the lever" Example: "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up" Example: "Control the quality of the product"


Word Family controllable, controlled, controller, controllers, controlling, controls, uncontrollable, uncontrollably, uncontrolled