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English noun: controller

1. controller (person) someone who maintains and audits business accounts


Synonymsaccountant, comptroller


Broader (hypernym)bourgeois, businessperson


Narrower (hyponym)auditor, bean counter, bookkeeper, certified public accountant, chartered accountant, cost accountant, CPA

2. controller (person) a person who directs and restrains


Synonymsrestrainer


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)nazi, overcomer, subduer, suppresser, suppressor, surmounter, withholder

3. controller (artifact) a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine


SamplesThe speed controller on his turntable was not working properly.
I turned the controls over to her.


Synonymscontrol


Broader (hypernym)mechanism


Narrower (hyponym)cruise control, dial, disk controller, electric switch, electrical switch, governor, handwheel, joystick, regulator, regulator, switch, valve









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