English to French Meaning :: control

contrôle, vérification, régulation, réglementation, maîtrise, autorité, dominationcontrôler, surveiller, maîtriser, dominer, réglementer, se contenir, donner des instructions, discipliner, examinerrégulateur
Control :
- contrôlecontrôlecontrôles

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Noun(1) power to direct or determine(2) a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group(3) (physiology(4) a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment(5) the activity of managing or exerting control over something(6) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another(7) discipline in personal and social activities(8) great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity(9) a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine(10) a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance(11) the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
Verb(1) exercise authoritative control or power over(2) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits(3) handle and cause to function(4) maintain influence over (others or oneself(5) check or regulate (a scientific experiment(6) place under restrictions; limit access to by law(7) verify by using a duplicate register for comparison(8) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something(9) have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of

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(1) the pilot had manual control of the plane(2) you shouldn't have dogs if you can't control them(3) She would return to the village in the morning, when she had control over her emotions again.(4) due to circumstances beyond our control(5) The driving paradigm for police research now is clearly crime control .(6) He was stopped at passport control at the airport.(7) His unerring control of whatever machine he was driving came into play in Indianapolis, too.(8) He also called upon the citizens to launch a green revolution to control increasing pollution levels in the City.(9) Psychiatric supervision may help him control some of his feelings of anxiety and he has been offered this on an outpatient basis.(10) It also provides a central control to operate the other equipment in the room.(11) She stumbled the next few steps, and then managed to take control of her coordination.(12) A further 932 were recruited from the public to act as a control group for comparison.(13) he couldn't control the children(14) Being a scientist at heart, Gorman set up a control experiment with a man born at the same time and the same place as himself.(15) The transmissions were sent at the speed of light through the air to the distant mission control .(16) The offender had limited capacity to control her behaviour in this respect.
Related Words
(1) remote control ::
(2) control panel ::
Panneau de contrôle
(3) out of control ::
hors de contrôle
(4) quality control ::
Contrôle de qualité
(5) lose control ::
perdre contrôle
(6) take control ::
prendre le contrôle
(7) to control ::
(8) passport control ::
contrôle des passeports
(9) under control ::
sous contrôle
(10) pest control ::
1. jurisdiction ::
2. restraint ::
3. self-control ::
maîtrise de soi
4. switch ::
5. headquarters ::
quartier général
6. controller ::
7. ascendance ::
montée en puissance
8. command ::
9. be in charge of ::
être en charge de
10. restrain ::
11. limit ::
12. command ::
13. verify ::
14. contain ::
15. manipulate ::
16. assure ::
17. operate ::
18. master ::
1. lose ::
Different Forms
control, controlling, controls
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I wasn\'t in control.

I wasn't in CONTROL.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 4

You aren\'t in control.

You aren't in CONTROL.

Westworld Season 3, Episode 8

about some sort
of LSD thought control.

about some sort of LSD thought CONTROL.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 23

- Um, have a nice flight.
- That\'s not really in my control, is it?

- Um, have a nice flight. - That's not really in my CONTROL, is it?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 15

the Wise Masters have
retaken control of the city.

the Wise Masters have retaken CONTROL of the city.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5

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