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
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?."