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control

synonym (synonym of control)

  • (noun.cognition)
    a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state that exists when one person or group has power over another (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    discipline in personal and social activities (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    exercise authoritative control or power over (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
     

antonym (antonym of control)

  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of lacking restraint (noun.attribute)
     

hypernym (control IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc (noun.act)
    an organic process that takes place in the body (noun.process)
     
  • a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
    device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function (noun.artifact)
     
  • a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another (noun.linkdef)
    an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together (noun.tops)
     
  • a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance (noun.person)
    any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings (noun.person)
     
  • a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment (noun.cognition)
    the ideal in terms of which something can be judged (noun.cognition)
     
  • be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
    confirm the truth of (verb.cognition)
     
  • check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (verb.social)
    put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to (verb.social)
     
  • control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage (verb.emotion)
    act together or towards others or with others (verb.social)
     
  • discipline in personal and social activities (noun.attribute)
    the trait of being well behaved (noun.attribute)
     
  • great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity (noun.cognition)
    the state of being cognitively skillful (noun.cognition)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    hold something in one's hands and move it (verb.contact)
     
  • have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
    know how to do or perform something (verb.cognition)
     
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
    keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
     
  • power to direct or determine (noun.attribute)
    possession of controlling influence (noun.attribute)
     
  • the activity of managing or exerting control over something (noun.act)
    any specific behavior (noun.act)
     
  • the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc. (noun.communication)
    a government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues (noun.communication)
     
  • the state that exists when one person or group has power over another (noun.state)
    a state at a particular time (noun.state)
     
  • verify by using a duplicate register for comparison (verb.cognition)
    be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF control relation)

  • (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc (noun.act)
    control of muscles (noun.act)
     
  • a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
    control mechanism for keeping an automobile at a set speed (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (computer science) a circuit or chip that translates commands into a form that can control a hard disk drive (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid (noun.artifact)
     
  • be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
    read for errors (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    verify by using a duplicate register for comparison (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    check once more to be absolutely sure (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    check out conflicting sources; crosscheck facts, for example (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    pick out random samples for examination in order to ensure high quality (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    maintain a check on; especially by patrolling (verb.communication)
     
  • control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage (verb.emotion)
    to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    show and train (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts (verb.emotion)
     
  • discipline in personal and social activities (noun.attribute)
    exhibiting restraint imposed on the self (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the trait of avoiding excesses (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being inhibited (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge (noun.attribute)
     
  • exercise authoritative control or power over (verb.social)
    engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    direct the course; determine the direction of travelling (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    direct (oneself) somewhere (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    maintain one's position and be in control of a situation (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be in charge of, act on, or dispose of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    put under international control (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be master; reign or rule (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    direct or strongly influence the behavior of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    have and control fully and exclusively (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    control and direct with or as if by reins (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    gain control over (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    act as president (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    have dominance or the power to defeat over (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    exercise authority over; as of nations (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    exercise authority or be in charge (verb.social)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    operate simultaneously (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    alter the functioning or setting of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    control a submarine (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    operate (machinery) by a treadle (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    control or operate by relay (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    operate or control a vehicle (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    operate an airplane (verb.motion)
     
  • have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
    get a grip on; get mastery of (verb.cognition)
     
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
    place limits on (extent or access) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    to put down by force or authority (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    restrain or discourage (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    hold within limits and control (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    place under restrictions; limit access to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    check oneself during an action (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    moderate or restrain; lessen the force of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    control the temperature with a thermostat (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    oppose or check by a counteraction (verb.social)
     
  • power to direct or determine (noun.attribute)
    the power or right to give orders or make decisions (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    control of a state or organization by large interest groups (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    power by which something or someone is affected or dominated (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    rigorous or ruthless control (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    any means of control (noun.attribute)
     
  • the activity of managing or exerting control over something (noun.act)
    the act of repressing; control by holding down (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    activity of controlling a crowd (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an effort to minimize or curtail damage or loss (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of being put under federal control (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    control from ground stations of airplanes in flight by means of messages transmitted to the pilot electronically (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    any instance of aggressive extension of authority (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of controlling or directing according to rule (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an accounting procedure or system designed to promote efficiency or assure the implementation of a policy or safeguard assets or avoid fraud and error more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of having and controlling property (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (slang) a self-aggrandizing action undertaken simply for the pleasure of exercising control over other people (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the measures taken to control a riot (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of steering a ship (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of setting and holding a course (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    control of the flow of traffic in a building or a city (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of controlling by restraining someone or something (noun.act)
     
  • the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc. (noun.communication)
    restriction on maximum prices that is established and maintained by the government (as during periods of war or inflation) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an upper limit on what is allowed (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a lower limit (noun.communication)
     
  • the state that exists when one person or group has power over another (noun.state)
    position or state of being dominant or in control (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    power to dominate or defeat (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being predominant over others (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    dominance or power through legal authority (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being controlled or governed (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    dominance through threat of punishment and violence (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    exclusive control or possession of something (noun.state)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment (noun.cognition)
    the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation (noun.act)
     

entail (entailment relations of control)

  • have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
    know and comprehend the nature or meaning of (verb.cognition)
     

verb group (control is verb group of ....)

  • be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
    put a check mark on or near or next to (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    verify by consulting a source or authority (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (verb.social)
     
  • check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (verb.social)
    be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
     
  • have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
    handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from control)

  • (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc (noun.act)
    handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
     
  • a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment (noun.cognition)
    verify by using a duplicate register for comparison (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (verb.social)
     
  • be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (verb.cognition)
    the act of inspecting or verifying (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct (noun.cognition)
     
  • control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage (verb.emotion)
    exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who directs and restrains (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage (adj.all)
     
  • exercise authoritative control or power over (verb.social)
    the power or authority to command (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an officer in the airforce (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an officer in command of a military unit (noun.person)
     
  • great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity (noun.cognition)
    have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    be or become completely proficient or skilled in (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an agent that operates some apparatus or machine (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing (adj.all)
     
  • have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
    great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an artist of consummate skill (noun.person)
     
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
    the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes (noun.attribute)
     
  • power to direct or determine (noun.attribute)
    exercise authoritative control or power over (verb.social)
     
  • the activity of managing or exerting control over something (noun.act)
    control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage (verb.emotion)
     
  • the state that exists when one person or group has power over another (noun.state)
    become king or queen (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be in control (verb.stative)
     
  • (adj.all)
    exercising influence or control (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    most powerful or important or influential (adj.all)
     
  • verify by using a duplicate register for comparison (verb.cognition)
    a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who maintains and audits business accounts (noun.person)
     

domain category (control is domain category of ....)

  • (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc (noun.act)
    the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms (noun.cognition)
     
  • check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (verb.social)
    a particular branch of scientific knowledge (noun.cognition)
     
  • verify by using a duplicate register for comparison (verb.cognition)
    the use of an archaic expression (noun.communication)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym part meronym entail verb group control condition ascendance restraint command controller unrestraint activity bodily function mechanism discipline power powerfulness repression crowd control damage control federalisation flight control experiment experimentation understand operate check check off ascertain determine verify

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