Synonym: check, command, contain, curb, influence, master, restrain. Similar words: out of control, under control, control group, beyond control, controversy, controversial, on the contrary, contrast. Meaning: [kən'trəʊl] n. 1. power to direct or determine 2. a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another 3. (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc 4. a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment 5. the activity of managing or exerting control over something 6. the state that exists when one person or group has power over another 7. discipline in personal and social activities 8. great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity 9. the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc. 10. a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine 11. a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance. v. 1. exercise authoritative control or power over 2. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits 3. handle and cause to function 4. control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage 5. verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments 6. verify by using a duplicate register for comparison 7. be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something 8. have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of.
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2. How do you operate the remote control unit?
3. You must learn to control your temper.
4. The rebels had taken complete control.
5. Use pressure to control the bleeding .
6. The bomb was detonated by remote control.
7. It seems that the disease is now under control.
8. Radical left-wing parties gained control of local authorities.
9. The Democrats will probably lose control of Congress.
10. The heating system has an automatic temperature control.
11. He could not control his passion.
12. The plane was spinning out of control.
13. He lost all control of himself.
14. A military junta took control of the country.
15. He was in control of the car.
16. The police were in complete control of the situation.
17. The costs of pollution control must be considered.
18. take control of your own desting.
19. Control has been vested in local authorities.
20. Use this technique to control your level of arousal.
21. Industry rarely thrives under government control.
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22. He tried wiggling the control stick but nothing happened.
23. Army officers said the situation was under control.
24. Weeds should be kept under strict control.
25. The police kept the mob under control.
26. He must learn to control his temper.
27. She appeared unannounced and took control of the meeting.
28. She called for closer cooperation on drugs control.
29. The disease robs you of muscle control.
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