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Definition of "control":

noun: the activity of managing or exerting control over something

"the control of the mob by the police was admirable"

noun: (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc

"the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"

noun: a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine

"the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"

noun: discipline in personal and social activities

"she never lost control of herself"

noun: power to direct or determine

"under control"

noun: great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

noun: 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"

noun: the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.

"they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"

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

noun: a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another

"measures for the control of disease"

noun: the state that exists when one person or group has power over another

verb: have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of

"Do you control these data?"

verb: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

"control the quality of the product"

verb: verify by using a duplicate register for comparison

"control an account"

verb: handle and cause to function

"control the lever"

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

"She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"

verb: exercise authoritative control or power over

"control the budget"

verb: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

"control your anger"

verb: check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard

"Are you controlling for the temperature?"

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