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Meaning of word control from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

control   noun

Meaning : Power to direct or determine.

Example : Under control.

Meaning : A relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another.

Example : Measures for the control of disease.
They instituted controls over drinking on campus.

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

Example : The timing and control of his movements were unimpaired.
He had lost control of his sphincters.

Meaning : A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment.

Example : The control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw.

Synonyms : control condition

Meaning : The activity of managing or exerting control over something.

Example : The control of the mob by the police was admirable.

अपने अधिकार में लेकर या अपने देख-रेख में रखकर कार्य, व्यापार आदि चलाने की क्रिया या अवस्था।

अपने पिता के व्यापार पर अब राम का ही नियंत्रण है।
आवर्जन, कंट्रोल, काबू, जद, नियंत्रण, नियन्त्रण

Meaning : The state that exists when one person or group has power over another.

Example : Her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her.

Synonyms : ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, dominance

Meaning : Discipline in personal and social activities.

Example : He was a model of polite restraint.
She never lost control of herself.

Synonyms : restraint

The quality of lacking restraint.


Meaning : Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity.

Example : A good command of French.

Synonyms : command, mastery

कोई बात आदि अच्छी तरह समझने की शक्ति या उसका अच्छा ज्ञान।

इस विषय पर उनकी पकड़ बहुत अच्छी है।
पकड़, पहुँच, पहुंच

Meaning : A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine.

Example : The speed controller on his turntable was not working properly.
I turned the controls over to her.

Synonyms : controller

Meaning : A spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance.

Meaning : The economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc..

Example : They wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls.

control   verb

Meaning : Exercise authoritative control or power over.

Example : Control the budget.
Command the military forces.

Synonyms : command

Meaning : Lessen the intensity of. Temper. Hold in restraint. Hold or keep within limits.

Example : Moderate your alcohol intake.
Hold your tongue.
Hold your temper.
Control your anger.

Synonyms : check, contain, curb, hold, hold in, moderate

Meaning : Handle and cause to function.

Example : Do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol.
Control the lever.

Synonyms : operate

Meaning : Maintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage.

Example : She manipulates her boss.
She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up.
The teacher knew how to keep the class in line.
She keeps in line.

Synonyms : keep in line, manipulate

Meaning : Check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard.

Example : Are you controlling for the temperature?.

Synonyms : verify

Meaning : Place under restrictions. Limit access to by law.

Example : This substance is controlled.
That area is restricted to security personnel only.

Synonyms : restrict

Make free from restrictions.


Meaning : Verify by using a duplicate register for comparison.

Example : Control an account.

Meaning : Be careful or certain to do something. Make certain of something.

Example : He verified that the valves were closed.
See that the curtains are closed.
Control the quality of the product.

Synonyms : ascertain, assure, check, ensure, insure, see, see to it

Meaning : Have a firm understanding or knowledge of. Be on top of.

Example : Do you control these data?.

Synonyms : master


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