• Control Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control.
  2. (n.) That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint.
  3. (n.) A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a counter register.
  4. (v. t.) To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower.
  5. (v. t.) To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute.
  6. (n.) Any of the physical factors determining the climate of any particular place, as latitude,distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.
  7. (n.) The complete apparatus used to control a mechanism or machine in operation, as a flying machine in flight;
  8. (n.) the mechanism controlling the rudders and ailerons.

Ascendance, Ascendancy, Ascendency, Ascertain, Assure, Check, Command, Contain, Controller, Curb, Dominance, Ensure, Hold, Insure, Manipulate, Master, Mastery, Moderate, Operate, Restraint, See, Verify,

• Controlling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Control