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control (n):
the activity of managing or exerting control over something
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the control of the mob by the police was admirable
control (n):
(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
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the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired.
he had lost control of his sphincters
control (n):
a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
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the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly.
I turned the controls over to her
control (n):
discipline in personal and social activities
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he was a model of polite restraint.
she never lost control of herself

Related Word: restraint
control (n):
power to direct or determine
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under control
control (n):
great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
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a good command of French
Related Words: mastery
control (n):
a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
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the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw
control (n):
the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
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they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls
control (n):
a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
control (n):
a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
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measures for the control of disease.
they instituted controls over drinking on campus
control (n):
the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
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her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her
Related Words: ascendanceascendancyascendenceascendencydominance
control (v):
handle and cause to function
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do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol.
control the lever

Related Words: operate
control (v):
have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
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Do you control these data?
Related Words: master
control (v):
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
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He verified that the valves were closed.
See that the curtains are closed.
control the quality of the product

Related Word: check
control (v):
verify by using a duplicate register for comparison
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control an account
control (v):
control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
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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

Related Words: manipulate
control (v):
exercise authoritative control or power over
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control the budget.
Command the military forces

Related Words: command
control (v):
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
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moderate your alcohol intake.
hold your tongue.
hold your temper.
control your anger

Related Words: checkcurbmoderate
control (v):
check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
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Are you controlling for the temperature?
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Throw mud at someone

çamur atmak.
To say evil or bad things about someone and in doing so, to damage his or her reputation.


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