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Engelsk substantiv: control

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnder control.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpower, powerfulness


Mere spesifikke uttrykkauthorisation, 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 spesifikke uttrykkrelation

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 spesifikke uttrykkactivity, bodily function, bodily process, body process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkmotor control


Overordnet kategoriphysiology

4. control (om erkjendelse) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)control condition


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcriterion, standard


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneexperiment, 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 spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcrowd 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition, status


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

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)restraint


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdiscipline


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcontinence, inhibition, moderation, self-restraint, temperance, temperateness


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unrestraint

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA good command of French.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)command, mastery


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkskillfulness

9. control (om gjenstand) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)controller


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmechanism


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcruise 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 spesifikke uttrykkdisembodied spirit, spirit

11. control (om kommunikasjon) 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 spesifikke uttrykkeconomic policy


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbase, cap, ceiling, floor, price control, roof


Engelsk verb: control

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)command


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbecharm, 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 adferd) 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.


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhold back, keep, keep back, restrain


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabnegate, 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 relasjon) handle and cause to function


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)operate


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmanipulate


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaviate, dial, drive, fly, gate, pedal, pilot, relay, submarine, synchronise, synchronize, treadle, turn


Utsagnsord 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.


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinteract


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhandle, ingratiate, tease

5. control (om adferd) 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?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)verify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkessay, examine, prove, test, try, try out


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


Overordnet kategoriscience, scientific discipline

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningControl an account.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it


Overordnet kategoriarchaicism, archaism

7. control (om erkjendelse) 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.


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


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkverify


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcard, cinch, control, cover, cross-check, double-check, proof, proofread, spot-check


Utsagnsord 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 erkjendelse) have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo you control these data?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)master


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkknow


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcinch


Kan forårsakeunderstand


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningcontrol, operate









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