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Engelsk navneord: control

1. control (om egenskab) power to direct or determine


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnder control.


Mindre specifikke termerpower, powerfulness


Mere specifikke termerauthorisation, authority, authorization, corporatism, dominance, hold, iron fist, potency, rein, say-so

2. control a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMeasures for the control of disease.
They instituted controls over drinking on campus.


Mindre specifikke termerrelation

3. control (om handling) (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe timing and control of his movements were unimpaired.
He had lost control of his sphincters.


Mindre specifikke termeractivity, bodily function, bodily process, body process


Mere specifikke termermotor control


Overordnet emneområdephysiology

4. control (om erkendelse) a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)control condition


Mindre specifikke termercriterion, standard


Omfatter disse overordnede termerexperiment, experimentation

5. control (om handling) the activity of managing or exerting control over something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe control of the mob by the police was admirable.


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termercrowd control, damage control, direction, federalisation, federalization, flight control, flood control, grasping, guidance, imperialism, internal control, ownership, possession, possession, power trip, prehension, price-fixing, regularisation, regularization, regulating, regulation, regulation, repression, restraint, riot control, riot control operation, seizing, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, steerage, steering, steering, taking hold, traffic control

6. control (om tilstand) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, dominance


Mindre specifikke termercondition, status


Mere specifikke termerabsolutism, ascendant, ascendent, despotism, domination, dominion, mastery, monopoly, predominance, predomination, prepotency, regulation, rule, supremacy, tyranny

7. control (om egenskab) discipline in personal and social activities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was a model of polite restraint.
She never lost control of herself.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)restraint


Mindre specifikke termerdiscipline


Mere specifikke termercontinence, inhibition, moderation, self-restraint, temperance, temperateness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unrestraint

8. control (om erkendelse) great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA good command of French.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)command, mastery


Mindre specifikke termerskillfulness

9. control (om genstand) a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe speed controller on his turntable was not working properly.
I turned the controls over to her.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)controller


Mindre specifikke termermechanism


Mere specifikke termercruise control, dial, disk controller, electric switch, electrical switch, governor, handwheel, joystick, regulator, regulator, switch, valve

10. control (om person) a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance


Mindre specifikke termerdisembodied spirit, spirit

11. control (om kommunikation) the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls.


Mindre specifikke termereconomic policy


Mere specifikke termerbase, cap, ceiling, floor, price control, roof


Engelsk udsagnsord: control

1. control (om adfærd) exercise authoritative control or power over


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningControl the budget.
Command the military forces.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)command


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbecharm, call the shots, call the tune, care, channelise, channelize, charm, corner, deal, direct, dominate, draw rein, govern, govern, guide, handle, harness, head, hold, hold one's own, hold sway, internationalise, internationalize, manage, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, master, monopolise, monopolize, point, preoccupy, preside, regiment, rein, rein in, rule, steer, steer, wear the trousers

2. control (om adfærd) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningModerate your alcohol intake.
Hold your tongue.
Hold your temper.
Control your anger.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)check, contain, curb, hold, hold in, moderate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerhold back, keep, keep back, restrain


Mere specifikke termerabnegate, bate, bound, catch, confine, conquer, counteract, countercheck, crucify, curb, damp, deny, inhibit, limit, mortify, restrain, restrict, restrict, stamp down, subdue, subdue, suppress, thermostat, throttle, train, trammel

3. control (om relation) handle and cause to function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol.
Control the lever.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)operate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermanipulate


Mere specifikke termeraviate, dial, drive, fly, gate, pedal, pilot, relay, submarine, synchronise, synchronize, treadle, turn


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontrol, master

4. control (om følelse) control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep in line, manipulate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinteract


Mere specifikke termerhandle, ingratiate, tease

5. control (om adfærd) check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAre you controlling for the temperature?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)verify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeressay, examine, prove, test, try, try out


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it


Overordnet emneområdescience, scientific discipline

6. control (om erkendelse) verify by using a duplicate register for comparison


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningControl an account.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it


Overordnet emneområdearchaicism, archaism

7. control (om erkendelse) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe verified that the valves were closed.
See that the curtains are closed.
Control the quality of the product.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ascertain, assure, check, ensure, insure, see, see to it


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerverify


Mere specifikke termercard, cinch, control, cover, cross-check, double-check, proof, proofread, spot-check


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningascertain, check, check, check, check off, control, determine, find out, learn, mark, mark off, see, tick, tick off, verify, watch

8. control (om erkendelse) have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo you control these data?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)master


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerknow


Mere specifikke termercinch


Kan forårsageunderstand


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontrol, operate









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