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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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