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Control 1

Definition: A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a counter register.

Control 2

Definition: That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint.

Control 3

Definition: Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control.

Control 4

Definition: To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute.

Control 5

Definition: To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower.

control 6

Definition: the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"

control 7

Definition: (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"; "he had lost control of his sphincters"

control 8

Definition: a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed control on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"

control 9

Definition: discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"

control 10

Definition: power to direct or determine; "under control"

control 11

Definition: great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"

control 12

Definition: a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"

control 13

Definition: the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"

control 14

Definition: a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance

control 15

Definition: a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"

control 16

Definition: the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"

control 17

Definition: have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"

control 18

Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"

control 19

Definition: verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; "control an account"

control 20

Definition: handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"

control 21

Definition: control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one''s advantage; "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"

control 22

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"

control 23

Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"

control 24

Definition: verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"

 

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