verb (used with object), con·trolled, con·trol·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for control
Yes; over-controlling the stick, I was thinking of an airplane.
She didn't use "over-controlling" but put it in some other way.
He was having trouble operating the clutch, and over-controlling the stick, or the steering wheel.
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.