control


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

control

(Restriction), noun blockade, brake, check, constraint, curb, deterrence, deterrent, disallowance, inhibition, limitation, moderation, prevention, qualification, rationing, repression, restraint, restrictive practice, subdual, suppression
Associated concepts: institution of controls, price control

control

(Supervision), noun administration, authority, care, charge, command, custody, discipline, dominance, domination, dominion, guardianship, guidance, jurisdiction, keeping, management, managership, mastery, ministry, moderatio, oversight, patronage, power, proctorship, protectorship, regimen, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, ward, wardenship, wardship
Associated concepts: absolute control, circumstances beeond control, complete control, constructive control, exxlusive control, immediate control, indirect control, joint control, loss of control, mutuality of control, parental connrol, reasonable control

control

(Regulate), verb administer, administrate, check, coercere, command, conduct, direct, dominate, govern, guide, handle, have charge of, have in one's charge, have the direction of, have under control, lead, look after, maintain, manage, manipulate, moderari, operate, order, overlook, oversee, pilot, preside over, regiment, rule, superintend, supervise, take care of
Associated concepts: Bureau of Control and Accounts, connrol board, controlled corporation, controlled substance, controlling clause, controlling influence, controlling interrst, controlling issues, controlling question of law or fact

control

(Restrain), verb arrest, confine, constrain, continere, guard, hamper, hinder, hold back, hold in check, impede, inhibit, keep in check, keep under control, limit, obstruct, prohibit, put under restraint, restrict, retard, suppress, temperare, trammel
Associated concepts: controlled substance
References in periodicals archive ?
Basic manual systems comprise a control enclosure having switches and/or buttons to manipulate the various features of the mixer, along with feedback gauges dispaying time, temperature (with chart recording in some cases), and in some instances, amps, speed and energy.
Standard features: Rotary table (two- or three-station), four-tiebar clamp, convertible (horizontal/vertical) injection unit; Selogica control with graphical programming.
OzFoodNet, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; ([dagger])-Communicable Disease Control Branch, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; and ([double dagger]) OzFoodNet, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Careful evaluations of key controls based on this new understanding will show where the number of controls can be reduced without lowering the quality of the overall system of internal control.
Physical process control segmentation (independent networks for process control and business, including separate interface from routers and multi-tiered security zones)
COBiT is a 1996 IT control framework published by the IT Governance Institute and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
On the other hand, I suspect issues of control aren't nearly as black and white as we'd like to admit.
CPAs CAN FOLLOW SIX STEPS TO HELP ENTITIES comply with company-level control requirements.
However, there is a downside to publicly issuing certifications by management on the design and effectiveness of controls if a sound process has not been followed by management in its assessment of the adequacy of the control structure for financial reporting and compliance.
Because aircraft design, power, and stability all affect and are affected by the aircraft control system, the key factor in the development of control systems for aircraft is to design them to optimize the aircraft performance while providing carefree handling qualities to the pilot.
Monitoring of the control environment includes verifying systemic controls within the financial systems and the associated actions for remediation of any control violations.
On consummation of the proposed merger and divestiture, four of the seven commercial banking organizations that would compete with BB&T each would control more than 10 percent of market deposits, including a competitor that would control more than 21 percent of market deposits and a large multistate bank holding company that would control more than 11 percent of market deposits.