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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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a San Diego-based medical technology company in the emerging field of temperature modulation, which is designed to rapidly and controllably cool the body in order to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to potentially lessen or prevent associated injuries such as adverse neurological outcomes.
By varying the thickness of the dielectric sheets having a desired dielectric constant, the inductance for the network is controllably decreased and the capacitance for the network is controllably increased.
The adhesive is able to bind two articles together for a limited period of time, and then controllably release the adhesive bond between the articles when it comes into contact with a liquid, such as a beverage.
The Closure procedure involves a thin catheter that is inserted into a diseased vein to controllably deliver radiofrequency energy to heat the vein causing it to collapse and seal as the catheter is slowly withdrawn.
The games industry is so dynamic that you need tools that can morph controllably under your feet while games are in production," explains Factor 5 president and "Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader" Director, Julian Eggebrecht.
Oolongs are a family of tea characterized by a partial fermentation (oxidation) process that is controllably stopped by heat.
Near the end of the ductile iron shift, it is necessary to begin to controllably change the iron chemistry back to class 20 gray iron.
These concentrates reportedly overcome difficulties in controllably foaming Alcryn.
Ideally, one would prefer a quantum noise source that is intrinsically binary, stable (in time), and controllably asymmetric.
Wiranto urged those who fight for reform to take action wisely and controllably, saying "The actions which are excessive and out of control will only disturb the process of reforms, and of course, they have to face the Indonesian Armed Forces.
If liberals are wont to ignore the decade (adding an ironic twist to the old joke that if you can remember the '60s, you weren't there), conservatives hope to keep the memories burning brightly - though controllably - in the nation's collective memory.
Materials that change their shape - moving and bending controllably after exposure to specific wavelengths of light - may make possible a new class of communication devices.
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