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Synonyms for regulate

Synonyms for regulate

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

to alter for proper functioning

Synonyms for regulate

fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of


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bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage

check the emission of (sound)

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If the justices rule that the federal government must regulate tailpipe emissions, it could free the state and others with similar laws from legal threats.
In October 2004, the FSA gained the power to regulate the mortgage sector.
By law, OSHA can only regulate workplaces of more than nine employees, and independent contractors are considered self-employed.
By promoting optimal liver function, dandelion helps women regulate and normalize hormone production.
Physician Office Labs: 36 states don't regulate labs in doctors' offices; of the 14 that do, most regulate group practices only.
The bill also contained language eliminating confusion over who should regulate suborbital spacecraft, placing the authority firmly under the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation.
Researchers might be able to design drugs that regulate nerve signals by blocking the channel opening, Unwin suggests.
A collaboration between scientists in the Slack laboratory and at Asuragen revealed that human let-7 regulates the expression of ras and that mis-regulation of let-7 in human lung cells likely contributes to the development of lung cancer via altered expression of ras.
Illustrating this idea, a student who wishes to study for thirty minutes in order to prepare for a quiz can regulate her study efforts by acting on her study environment--removing distractions such as a TV set, for instance.
Under the ABAIA proposal, the national insurance commissioner would charter, regulate and supervise national insurance companies, which could underwrite and sell insurance and annuities, as well as national insurance agencies, which could broker or sell insurance and annuities.
Tyrell said the variable contaminant levels of storm-water runoff make it more difficult to regulate than a consistent source like a factory or sewage treatment plants, although she hopes to see numeric limits in the future.
Researchers on SRL share the belief that students' own perceptions as learners and the way they make use of different processes to regulate their learning are the key factors in better analyzing and understanding their academic achievement (Zimmerman, 2002).
State law says the pollution increase will mean the return of tighter standards, forcing more businesses to regulate ride sharing and other measures starting June 1.
Since the self-regulated learning model views learners as active participants in the learning process, learners are expected to regulate their cognition, behavior, motivation and context during the planning phase (Pintrich, 2004).