Control synonyms

kən-trōl'
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To direct the course of; steer:
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To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
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To put or maintain in order:
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A person or thing having great influence, force, or authority
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(Music) A device with keys of a musical keyboard, used to control electronic sound-producing devices which may be built into or separate from the keyboard device.
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The right or authority to order, control or dispose of; the right to be obeyed or to compel obedience.
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A reservation of public land:
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The exercise of authority over a state, district, organization, institution, etc.; direction; control; rule; management
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Rule is defined as to have influence or authority over others.
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A movable control knob or other device on a radio or television receiver used to change the frequency.
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A mechanism for controlling or governing the movement of machinery, the flow of liquids, gases, electricity, steam, etc.; governor
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To exercise the function of governing; rule
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Control or power over another or others.
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Rule or power to rule; sovereign authority; sovereignty
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The act or process of mastering; the state of having mastered; expertise.
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Influence, force, or control
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The officials in the executive branch of a government and their policies and principles
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Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
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(Cricket) The set number of balls bowled during a single turn at one end of the wicket
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A device used to adjust or control
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Power assigned to another; authorization:
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Charge is defined as the price that you have to pay to buy goods or services.
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Something that checks or restrains.
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An imperfection or shortcoming which limits somethings use or value.
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Something that restricts; limitation
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A device for recording, measuring, or controlling, especially such a device functioning as part of a control system.
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Any mechanical (other) system used to keep one or more variable parameters constant, or within specified bounds.
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The definition of a switch is a device used to make or break a connection in a circuit so you an turn power on and off to something, or a change in attitude or policy.
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A rounded ornament on the hilt of an edged weapon; a pommel.
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The definition of a button is a small disk used for fastening two parts of a garment, or is used to operate something.
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A crucial step or requirement.
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A projecting handle used to adjust or operate a mechanism.
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(Computing) A reference to an object or structure that can be stored in a variable.
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A switch, usually with two positions, actuated by moving a small lever ; an on/off switch.
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(Nautical) An iron block, usually bolted to a ship's deck, for controlling the running out of a chain cable. The links of the cable tend to drop into hollows in the block, and thus hold fast until disengaged.
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(Grammar) A constituent of a phrase that governs another.
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A panel or board with instruments, gauges, etc. mounted on it, as in an automobile or airplane
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A panel below the windshield, as in an automobile, containing the instrument panel
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A device used to control an apparatus or machine from a distance.
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To produce in a forced or inhibited manner:
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To produce a master copy of (an audio or video recording, for example).
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Hence, to check; to keep back.
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To rule or control by superior power or influence
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To appoint or adopt, as officers, laws, regulations, guidelines, etc.; to enact; to ordain.
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To give or undergo a diagnostic test or a test of quality, function, etc.
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To conduct an experiment.
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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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To offer as advice; recommend
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To examine in order to observe or discover similarities or differences
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To study or analyze:
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To estimate the unit size of something.
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To verify is to confirm the accuracy or truth of something.
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Capable of plying or bending; readily yielding to force or pressure without breaking; flexible; pliable; lithe; limber; plastic; as, a pliant thread; pliant wax.
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To stud with nails, as a timber, or a boot sole.
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To forcibly impose obedience or servitude.
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Relinquish is defined as to let go of or surrender something.
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To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
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To call for and obtain payment of:
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(Printing) To arrange or set (type or matter to be printed).
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To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
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To become less warm:
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To decrease in intensity of anger, agitation, or excitement.
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The limits or territory within which authority may be exercised.
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Might means a great deal of strength.
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A right, or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc, especially such a power to make a decision or judgement.
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Sovereignty is authority to govern a state or a state that is self governing.
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Say, voice (in a matter).
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(Physiology) The superior development of or preference for one side of the body or one of a pair of organs; such as being right-handed.
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The definition of reign is the time period of a ruling influence, or a prevalence.
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The specific system by which a political system is ruled.
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Reticence is being reserved, quiet or reluctant.
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Self control is defined as the ability to manage your actions, feelings and emotions.
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Self restraint is the ability to control your own emotions and actions.
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The trait of being taciturn.
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The quality of being uncommunicative.
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A device that applies force, changes the direction of a force, or changes the strength of a force, in order to perform a task, generally involving work done on a load . Machines are often designed to yield a high mechanical advantage to reduce the effort needed to do that work. &diamf3; A simple machine is a wheel, a lever, or an inclined plane. All other machines can be built using combinations of these simple machines; for example, a drill uses a combination of gears (wheels) to drive helical inclined planes (the drill-bit) to split a material and carve a hole in it.
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The art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of a political entity, such as a nation, and the administration and control of its internal and external affairs.
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To fasten or secure with a leash.
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To direct
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To overlook is defined as to look at from a high place, or to miss something by mistake or on purpose.
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To have ascendancy, authority, or dominating influence (over others); hold sway
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(Intransitive) To act as president or chairperson.
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To direct
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To rein is to hold something back or guide it.
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To serve as stage manager for
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To guide (a ship or boat) by means of a rudder
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To bring (a country) under control by force.
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To oversee the work of others; to supervise.
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Supervise is to watch, direct and manage a task or someone's performance.
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A yielding to natural impulses or inhibitions; freedom from artificial constraint, with loss of appreciation of consequences. [Early 19th century.]
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The state of being subjected.
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Lack of restraint; the quality of being unrestrained.
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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The state or character of being powerless; absence or lack of power.
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The act of relinquishing something.
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The state of being helpless.
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The act of renouncing.
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To emotionally disengage or to distract oneself from a situation.
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(Slang) To initiate into a club, usually a gang, with violence.
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To act with great haste:
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Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.
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Chance means to happen by luck or fortune.
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(Intransitive) to admit defeat, to capitulate
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Renounce is defined as to give up a claim, belief, a practice or to refuse further association with someone.
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To leave; abandon
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To give up (a position, for example), especially by formal notification.
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To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
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a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
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Alternative form of ascendance.
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The definition of ascendancy is a position of domination.
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Alternative spelling of ascendancy.
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To understand; comprehend:
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To provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs. Often agreed by policy (contract) to offer financial compensation in case of an accident, theft or other undesirable event.
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be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
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To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure. [14th-18th c.]
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To ascertain is defined as to verify or confirm something.
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(Followed by that or of) To give (someone) confidence in the trustworthiness of (something).
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Operate is defined as to perform a function or medical procedure.
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To tamper with or falsify for personal gain:
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control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
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lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
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To stop the movement or progress of:
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To preside over (something) as a moderator
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The theory or practice of depending on experimentation; empiricism
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Able to be controlled; subject to regulation or command.
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Capable of being educated or taught:
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Capable of being educated, trainable, teachable.
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Of or pertaining to manipulation.
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Capable of being shaped; malleable.
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The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.
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Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
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The status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant.
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Something repressed in this way
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A grip or control so strong as to stifle or cut off.
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Subjugation is a state of being under control or secondary.
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A relation between states in which a subservient nation has its own government, but is unable to take international action independent of the superior state.
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(Intransitive) To show hostility or resentment.
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To subject to discipline; train; control
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To capture, control or put to use.
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To establish a hierarchy
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(Intransitive) To exert, make use of one's influence.
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The definition of juice is to get the liquid out of something, or to make something more lively.
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To dominate or to get total control of something by excluding everyone else
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To direct
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To place in a subordinate position; treat as less important or inferior (to)
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