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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
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