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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: maintain influence over (others or oneself) 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: place under restrictions; limit access to by law

"This substance is controlled."

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?."