verb (used with object), con·trolled, con·trol·ling.
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Origin of control
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Example sentences from the Web for control
Weather is one of least controllable, and predictable, elements in our lives.E.L. Rothschild and Weather Central Launch MyWeather|Lizzie Crocker|May 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Under Socialism it would for all his life be hisand the worlds, and controllable by him.New Worlds For Old|Herbert George Wells
Love is a thing to a large extent in its beginnings voluntary and controllable, and at last quite involuntary.First and Last Things|H. G. Wells
Try as she might to empty herself of everything except acceptance and love, she found that only her body was controllable.Vera|Elisabeth von Arnim
This life or vital force is to the singer a definite, controllable power.The Renaissance of the Vocal Art|Edmund Myer
Infant mortality is controllable through the training of the mother and nurse.Euthenics, the science of controllable environment|Ellen H. Richards
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.