- "she never lost control of herself"
- "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"
the state that exists when one person or group has power over another;
discipline in personal and social activities
great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
the activity of managing or exerting control over something
- "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
- "I turned the controls over to her"
- "the speed control on his turntable was not working properly"
the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
- "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
- "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
- "measures for the control of disease"
(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
- "he had lost control of his sphincters"
- "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"
- "control the quality of the product"
- "control the lever"
- "Do you control these data?"
- "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"
exercise authoritative control or power over
- "control the budget"
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
- "control your anger"
- "control an account"