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Synonyms for control

Synonyms for control

to exercise authority or influence over

to bring one's emotions under control

to keep the mechanical operation of (a device) within proper parameters

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

the continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

Synonyms for control

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

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

a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment

discipline in personal and social activities

great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

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

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

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

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

verify by using a duplicate register for comparison

have a firm understanding or knowledge of


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The components of three different negative reinforcement procedures that allow for the comparison of escape preparations to other kind of aversive control arrangements are shown in Figure 3.
While Skinner argued that free will is tacted when the individual in question is free from aversive control (Skinner 1971, pp.
inactivity, withdrawal) viewed as a coping strategy to avoid environmental circumstances that provide low levels of positive reinforcement or high levels of aversive control.
It is divided into four main sections corresponding to various broad strategies for solving human problems: behavior analysis, reinforcement, stimulus control, and aversive control.