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harness

verb control, command, constraint, curb, dominate, get one's hands around, get the entire piccure on, govern, guide, handle, instruct, lead, limit, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, pilot, rule, superintend, supervise
Associated concepts: harness and control energy, seat belt harness laws
See also: confine, constrain, control, curb, discipline, handcuff, imprison, inhibit, join, restrain, subdue
References in classic literature ?
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.
The hostler had somehow or other mislaid the key of the stable, and even when that was found, two sleepy helpers put the wrong harness on the wrong horses, and the whole process of harnessing had to be gone through afresh.
HARNESSING THE WIND: THE ART OF TEACHING MODERN DANCE By Jan Erkert.