“It is past time for OSHA to come in and regulate us, both gay and straight,” she says.
Instead, he muses, why not regulate as if all people need guns, everywhere?
Quite the contrary, Clinton says: the government did too little to regulate banks.
A few weeks ago, Reid called a vote on a Constitutional amendment that would allow Congress to regulate money in politics.
No constitutional text, history, or precedent has ever indicated that Congress could not regulate commercial inactivity.
The steam was kept up by a large boiler, fixed in the fireplace which the doctor was to regulate.
And so, though it is by a roundabout way, we can regulate our emotions.
The rule of the majority is so very sacred a thing that it is found necessary to regulate it by legerdemain.
The advice of his confessor was that he should regulate his life by marriage.
Now regulate the time of feeding to suit the age of the child and adhere to strict regularity.
early 15c., "adjust by rule, control," from Late Latin regulatus, past participle of regulare "to control by rule, direct," from Latin regula "rule" (see regular). Meaning "to govern by restriction" is from 1620s. Related: Regulated; regulating.
regulate reg·u·late (rěg'yə-lāt')
v. reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing, reg·u·lates
To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
To adjust to a particular specification or requirement.
To adjust a mechanism for accurate and proper functioning.
To put or maintain in order.