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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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Such confounding factors were minimized by selecting a control population with characteristics similar to the target population.
The distribution of the Fc[gamma]RIIa genotypes in the control population (n = 43) was comparable to the distribution in a larger control population (20).
These variants were then analyzed against the genomes of 3,550 persons with Alzheimer's disease and a control population over the age of 85 without a diagnosis of the disease.
Dr Parveen Shah stressed the need to take effective measures to control population growth.
This fall as in a control population of sensitive and sensitive data, which require appropriate measures in the construction and operation of computer science means.
The primary endpoint of the study is overall survival, comparing survival in Xilonix treated patients to a control population provided only palliative therapy for cachexia.
The highly controversial one-child policy, which was instituted to control population growth and save precious resources like food and water, has now been blamed for shrinking the country's demographics.
Researchers found that both colorectal cancer (CRC) and benign neoplasms are more prevalent in chronic constipation patients compared to a control population free from chronic constipation.
A control population of cirrhosis patients not on statins was matched 2:1 for age, gender, and Child-Pugh class from the Partners HealthCare System Research Patient Data Registry, which includes information on patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
That meant it was necessary to control population growth.
The Premier emphasized that Pakistan can take advantage of experiences of brother Islamic countries including Bangladesh, Indonesia and Malaysia to control population.
Their agenda could be to control population by genetically modifying DNA at conception or some other stage (the child being created in their accepted image and specification) then on to his possible early induced termination when of no further use.
The control population consisted of non-hospitalized, age-matched children contacted by telephone (1).
It was notable that exposure to viral nucleic acids was fairly common in the control population, with a prevalence of almost 40% for any virus tested.
After reference values based on uncomplicated control pregnancies were established, we expressed sICAM-1 and sVCAM-1 concentrations in the experimental groups as multiples of the mean (MOM) of the control population.