verb (used with object), con·trolled, con·trol·ling.
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Companies like Rice Up still promote rice cakes as a whole-grain option for weight control.The Rise and Fall of the Rice Cake, America’s One-Time Favorite Health Snack|Brenna Houck|September 17, 2020|Eater
I was talking about what we’re doing is under control, but I’m not talking about the virus.Timeline: The 124 times Trump has downplayed the coronavirus threat|Aaron Blake, JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Alexander also requested an extraordinary amount of control over the reports, asking that he be allowed to review them before publication and even make edits.The Trump administration’s politicization of coronavirus comes to a head|Aaron Blake|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
At the beginning, before anybody knew what it was, I spoke with President Xi, and he said, we are doing it well, we have it under control.Trump’s incoherent defense of his coronavirus response|Aaron Blake|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
A month later, a Fox News poll found 70 percent of likely voters felt the pandemic was “not at all” or “somewhat” under control.Trump, in town hall, says he wouldn’t have done anything differently on pandemic|Colby Itkowitz, Josh Dawsey, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
He seemed by all appearances perfectly happy to let the Republicans control the state senate.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So not only will the GOP have control in the Senate, it will move the center of gravity on Capitol Hill hard to starboard.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Law has been rebuilt in the last 50 years to be an instrument of control, not a framework for human responsibility.
Aside from a blanket ban, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit are nearly impossible to control.
In the not too distant future, these young people will control billions of dollars.
He rebuilt the fortifications of Megiddo, thus securing the control of the network of roads which traversed Southern Syria.
She made desperate efforts to control her grief, and conceal the tears that rolled in quick succession down her pale cheeks.Flora Lyndsay|Susanna Moodie
In the more progressive communities are not the middle-aged and young married people in control?The Farmer and His Community|Dwight Sanderson
This idea caught him up as a strong wind might have caught him, and carried him beyond his own control.Hester, Volume 2 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
This suggestion of a divine fire under the control of Moses opens an interesting speculation.The Emancipation of Massachusetts|Brooks Adams
British Dictionary definitions for control
verb -trols, -trolling or -trolled (tr)
- to regulate (financial affairs)
- to examine and verify (financial accounts)
- a device that regulates the operation of a machine. A dynamic control is one that incorporates a governor so that it responds to the output of the machine it regulates
- (as modifier)control panel; control room
Derived forms of controlcontrollable, adjectivecontrollability or controllableness, nouncontrollably, adverb
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Idioms and Phrases with control
see out of control; spin control.