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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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