Definitions and translations for "control"

Definition of control

1. To exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of.
With a simple remote, he could control the toy truck.
2. Influence or authority over.
The government has complete control over the situation.
3. A separate group or subject in an experiment against which the results are compared where the primary variable is low or non-existent.
4. The method and means of governing the performance of any apparatus, machine or system, such as a lever, handle or button.
5. Restraint or ability to contain one's movements or emotions, or self-control.
6. A security mechanism, policy, or procedure that can counter system attack, reduce risks, and resolve vulnerabilities; a safeguard or countermeasure.
7. A means of monitoring for, and triggering intervention in, activities that are not going according to plan.
8. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register.
9. An interface element that a computer user interacts with, such as a window or a text box.
10. Any of the physical factors determining the climate of a place, such 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.
11. A construction in which the understood subject of a given predicate is determined by an expression in context. See control.
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English - English - control

n. rule, command; supervision; control panel; restraint
v. rule, command; restrain; supervise; examine, check
n. Control Break, key combination used to stop the execution of a program in DOS (Computers)

English - Spanish - control

s. control, monitoreo, regulación, supervisión; autoridad, dominio, gobierno, mando, poder, predominancia, predominio, prevalencia; perilla de control
v. controlar, ajustar, llevar el control de, manejar, regular, tener control sobre; dominar, manipular; administrar, asumir el cargo de, monitorear

Spanish - English - control

[control (m)] n. control; restraint; checkpoint, roadblock; censorship, censor

English - French - control

n. contrôle, surveillance; commande; tableau de commande; retenue
v. contrôler, se contrôler; surveiller; vérifier

English - German - control

n. Kontrolle; Verwaltung; Beherrschung
v. steuern; untersuchen

English - Indonesian - control

n. pengemudian, pengendalian, kekuasaan, penguasaan, pengawasan, pengaturan, pembatasan, perjuangan, perasaan: sifat menahani perasaan, nafsu: sifat menahani nafsu
v. menguasai, memegang, stang, mengontrol, berawas-awas, menyetir, mengatur, membatasi, menahan, mengendalikan
a. kontrol, pengendalian: yg berhubung dgn pengendalian

English - Italian - control

s. controllo; autorità, potere; dominio, padronanza; autocontrollo, padronanza di sé; verifica; termine di paragone, confronto; sorveglianza, vigilanza; (Mecc) comando, dispositivo di regolazione
v. controllare, frenare, dominare; regolare; verificare, riscontrare; tenere sotto controllo, contenere il diffondersi di; (Aer, Mar) pilotare, governare

English - Polish - control

n. władza, władztwo, dysponowanie, naczelnictwo, rządzenie, kierownictwo, panowanie, opanowanie, pohamowanie, autorytet, wpływ, ster, regulowanie, regulacja, zarząd, reglamentacja, walka
v. władza: mieć władze, kierować, rozporządzać, rządzić, zarządzać, panować, zapanować, hamować, panować nad sobą, pohamować, sterować, regulować, kontrolować, zarządzić, zapanowywać
a. kierujący, sterowniczy, sterowy, regulacyjny, kontrolny

English - Portuguese - control

s. controle; domínio; governo; autoridade; direção
v. controlar; dominar; examinar; dirigir; guiar

English - Romanian - control

n. control, verificare, revizie, probă, stăpânire, conducere, autoritate, dirijare, cercetare, combatere, comandă
v. controla, verifica, norma, reglementa, revizui, conduce, dirija, stăpâni, înăbuşi, combate, regla, manipula

English - Russian - control

с. управление, руководство, надзор, контроль; регулировка, регулирование, сдерживание; сдержанность, самообладание, рычаги управления, ручки настройки прибора, ручки настройки радиоприемника; модуляция [радио]
г. управлять, заправлять, распоряжаться, руководить; контролировать, проверять; регулировать, нормировать, обусловливать, настраивать; сдерживать, совладать

English - Turkish - control

f. kontrol etmek, idare etmek, hakim olmak, denetlemek, işletmek
i. kontrol, güç, otorite, hakimiyet, sorumluluk, denetim, idare

English - Ukrainian - control

n. управління, керування, контроль, стриманість, регулювання, керівництво, звірість, модуляція, перевірка
v. керувати, контролювати, настроювати, стримувати, регулювати, тамувати
a. контрольний

Italian - English - control

n. Control Break, key combination used to stop the execution of a program in DOS (Computers)

Romanian - English - control

n. control, check, checking, check-up, verification, censorship, direction, hand, grasp, grip, supervision, surveillance, intendance, observation, examination, survey, review, test
n. issue

English - Dutch - control

zn. controle; beheer; stuurinrichting; beheersing
ww. controleren; beheersen; beheren; onderzoeken; regelen

English - Greek - control

ουσ. διακόπτης, έλεγχος, εξουσία, ρύθμιση
ρήμ. ελέγχω, εξουσιάζω, συγκρατώ, ρυθμίζω, επαληθεύω

Spanish - French - control

1. (general) contrôle (m)
2. (inspección) vérification (f); contrôle (m)
3. (dominación) domination (f); règne (m); pouvoir (m)

Spanish - German - control

n. kontrolle, überprüfung, nachprüfung, prüfung, aufsicht, inspektion, überwachung, übersicht, beaufsichtigung, bewirtschaftung, beherrschung, steuerung, gewalt

Spanish - Russian - control

n. контроль, наблюдение, учет

English - Arabic - control

‏مراقبة، سيطرة، حكم، جهاز القيادة، محطة ثانوية للطائرات، توجيه، قيادة، قبضة‏
‏نظم، سيطر، فحص، كبح، وجه، راقب، تحكم في، ضبط، كافح‏

English - Chinese - control

(名) 控制, 克制, 管理
(动) 控制; 管理; 支配; 克制

English - Chinese - control

(名) 控制, 克制, 管理
(動) 控制; 管理; 支配; 克制

English - Hindi - control

n. संयम, नियंत्रण, संचालन, निरोध, अंकुश
v. नियंत्रण करना, संचालित करना

English - Japanese - control

(動) 支配する; 抑える; 操作する
(名) 支配; 抑制; 統制の手段; 操作

English - Korean - control

명. 지배, 지배권; 통제 ; 관리단; 제한
동. 지배하다; 억제하다; 지시 감독하다; 검사하다

English - Vietnamese - control

n. quyền lực, điều khiển, sự cầm lại, sự kiểm soát, sự chỉ huy, sự cầm lái, sự đè nén, sự hạn chế, sự chế ngự, sự kiềm chế
v. kiểm tra, điều khiển, chỉ huy, kiểm soát, ngăn lại, đè nén

Spanish - Korean - control

n. 지배, 관찰
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Dictionary Extension
Verb forms for control
Present participle: controlling
Present: control (3.person: controls)
Past: controlled
Future: will control
Present conditional: would control
Present Perfect: have controlled (3.person: has controlled)
Past Perfect: had controlled
Future Perfect: will have controlled
Past conditional: would have controlled