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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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Raise a few feet of that all but invisible plate three-eighths of an inch and she will yaw five miles to port or starboard ere she is under control again.
I need but an hour's start to be safe beyond the devilish power that you control in this hidden chamber beneath the palace of your master.
The State had practically no control over the press at all.
The motor started at a touch and purred sweetly, the buoyancy tanks were well stocked, and the ship answered perfectly to the controls which regulated her altitude.
Jealous of every woman under forty who comes near me, she is, of course, jealous of Helena--and she controls herself, and trusts me!
You know today, without my telling you, that the Railroad Trust owns or controls the entire anthracite and bituminous coal fields.
It has the most extraordinary effect upon me, checks and controls me in the most furious and obstinate mood.
She has formed some desperate project of contesting the possession of her father's fortune with Michael Vanstone; and the stage career which she has gone away to try is nothing more than a means of freeing herself from all home dependence, and of enabling her to run what mad risks she pleases, in perfect security from all home control.
To those new states whom we welcome to the ranks of the free: we pledge our word that one form of colonial control shall not have passed away merely to be replaced by a far more iron tyranny.
In addition to all this, there is, in the nature of sovereign power, an impatience of control, that disposes those who are invested with the exercise of it, to look with an evil eye upon all external attempts to restrain or direct its operations.
AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction.
Several of the craft were limping perceptibly, and seemed but barely under the control of their depleted crews.