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According to WordNet, the verb "control" has 8 sense(s).

201224744 handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever".

200663160 verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; "control an account".

201803936 control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line".

200597385 have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?".

202510337 lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger".

200662589 be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product".

202441022 exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces".

202520997 check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?".


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