To have or exercise supreme power, control or authority over, especially military; to have under direction or control.
To test or check the accuracy or correctness of, as by investigation, comparison with a standard, or reference to the facts
To preside over (a meeting, etc.)
To provide with a curb
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To be capable of holding:
To be filled by; contain:
To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
To exert an influence:
To assure means to make a commitment or promise.
To find out with certainty
To be a master.
(Old Poet.) To rule; reign; hold sway
To oversee, direct, or manage (work, workers, a project, etc.); superintend
To act as superintendent of; direct; supervise; manage
To subjugate is to bring something or someone under your control and to force submission or compliance.
To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To guide, control, check, or restrain with or as with reins
To dominate or hold power over, especially through numerical advantage; to outweigh.
To oversee; supervise
To dominate or use to the exclusion of others:
To conduct or direct affairs; carry on business
To check or control by or as by a leash
Harness is defined as to strap or belt someone or something down, or to bring under control for a purpose.
To use or hold with the hand.
To serve as a guide for; conduct.
Grasp is defined as to have a firm hold on something.
To hold in check; restrain; curb
To rule or control by superior power or influence
To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
(Archaic) To lead, or guide; to escort.
To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout.
To undergo a test.
To establish is defined as to start, create or bring about something.
To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
In a cool manner
To produce (printed matter) as by computer, photocomposition, etc.
To collect payments, contributions, etc.
Mastership; rule; control
The command to attack:
(Theater) The director's plan for achieving certain effects, as of acting, lighting, etc.
Authority is defined as a person who is considered an expert in his field.
The position or power of a suzerain
The status, dominion, rule, or power of a sovereign
The energy or motive force by which a physical system or machine is operated:
The definition of custody is the care of a person or thing, generally under court orders, or the state of being held by force.
A flailing or lashing, as with a slender rod:
Lever means a tool, usually a bar, used to lift or pry open something.
Any of various objects resembling a button, especially:
(Music) A device for playing or producing music:
Self-restraint in expression or bearing; reticence or coolness:
The period of rule, dominance, sway, etc.
The right or authority to decide:
Control or repression of feelings; constraint.
Regulation is the act of controlling, or a law, rule or order.
The usage of psychological influence over a person or situation to gain an outcome.
Jurisdiction is defined as the power or authority to decide legal cases.
The exercise of such control or power.
A member of a decision-making for an organization or entity (including some public agencies) similar to or equivalent to a board of directors (used especially for banks); a member of the board of governors.
A rounded control switch or dial.
The quality or state, or an instance, of being reticent; reserve
In criminal cases, the prosecution is occasionally referred to as the government.
The activity of a government or state in the exercise of its powers and duties.
(Obs.) Priority or precedence
To resign is to give up power, to voluntarily quit a job or come to terms with something as unavoidable.
The definition of forsake is to abandon or to give up something.
To give up (a pursuit, practice, way of living or feeling, etc.)
To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
To leave to chance; risk
To incur the risk of
To perform with great haste:
To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
(Countable) A special fondness or desire.
To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by measure; often with out or off.
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
(Intransitive) To be similar (often used in the negative).
To cut, shape, or finish by machine.
To hold in restraint; check:
The definition of a dial is the face of a watch, clock, a disc or a knob.
A device used to control the flow of gases, liquids, or electric current.
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