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1    administer, boss     (informal)   call the shots, call the tune, command, conduct, direct, dominate, govern, handle, have charge of, have (someone) in one's pocket, hold the purse strings, keep a tight rein on, keep on a string, lead, manage, manipulate, oversee, pilot, reign over, rule, steer, superintend, supervise  
2    bridle, check, constrain, contain, curb, hold back, limit, master, rein in, repress, restrain, subdue  
3      (used of a machine, an experiment, etc.)   counteract, determine, monitor, regulate, verify  
4    authority, charge, command, direction, discipline, government, guidance, jurisdiction, management, mastery, oversight, rule, superintendence, supervision, supremacy  
5    brake, check, curb, limitation, regulation, restraint  

calmness, cool, coolness, restraint, self-discipline, self-mastery, self-restraint, strength of mind or will, willpower  
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  ( controls    plural & 3rd person present)   ( controlling    present participle)   ( controlled    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-uncount   Controlof an organization, place, or system is the power to make all the important decisions about the way that it is run.  
oft N of/over n  
The restructuring involves Mr Ronson giving up control of the company..., The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.      If you are in controlof something, you have the power to make all the important decisions about the way it is run.  
in control      phrase   usu v-link PHR, usu PHR of n  
Nobody knows who is in control of the club..., In the West, people feel more in control of their own lives.      If something is under your control, you have the power to make all the important decisions about the way that it is run.  
under one's control      phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
All the newspapers were taken under government control.     
2       n-uncount   If you have control of something or someone, you are able to make them do what you want them to do.  
oft N of/over n  
He lost control of his car..., Some teachers have more control over pupils than their parents have.     
3       n-uncount   If you show control, you prevent yourself behaving in an angry or emotional way.  
He had a terrible temper, and sometimes he would completely lose control..., He was working hard to keep control of himself.     
4       verb   The people who control an organization or place have the power to take all the important decisions about the way that it is run.  
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California...      V n  
Minebea ended up selling its controlling interest in both firms.      V-ing  
  -controlled      comb in adj  
AGA Gas is Swedish-controlled., ...the state-controlled media.     
5       verb   To control a piece of equipment, process, or system means to make it work in the way that you want it to work.  
...a computerised system to control the gates...      V n  
...the controlled production of energy from sugar by a cell.      V-ed  
  -controlled      comb in adj traffic lights.     
6       verb   When a government controls prices, wages, or the activity of a particular group, it uses its power to restrict them.  
The federal government tried to control rising health-care costs.      V n  
      Control is also a noun., n-uncount   with supp  
Control of inflation remains the government's absolute priority.     
7       verb   If you controlyourself, or if you control your feelings, voice, or expression, you make yourself behave calmly even though you are feeling angry, excited, or upset.   (=restrain)  
Jo was advised to learn to control herself...      V pron-refl  
I just couldn't control my temper.      V n  
  controlled      adj   (=restrained)  
Her manner was quiet and very controlled.     
8       verb   To control something dangerous means to prevent it from becoming worse or from spreading.  
One of the biggest tasks will be to control the spread of malaria.      V n  
9       n-count   A control is a device such as a switch or lever which you use in order to operate a machine or other piece of equipment.  
I practised operating the controls., ...the control box.      If someone is at thecontrolsof a machine or other piece of equipment, they are operating it.  
at the controls      phrase  
He died of a heart attack while at the controls of the plane.     
10       n-var   Controls are the methods that a government uses to restrict increases, for example in prices, wages, or weapons.  
Critics question whether price controls would do any good..., They have very strict gun control in Sweden.     
11       n-var   Control is used to refer to a place where your documents or luggage are officially checked when you enter a foreign country.  
n N  
He went straight through Passport Control without incident.     
    air traffic control  
    birth control  
    quality control  
    remote control  
    stock control  
13    If something is out of control, no-one has any power over it.  
out of control      phrase   usu v PHR, v-link PHR  
The fire is burning out of control...     
14    If something harmful is under control, it is being dealt with successfully and is unlikely to cause any more harm.  
under control      phrase   v-link PHR, PHR after v  
If the current violence is to be brought under control, the government needs to act.     

air traffic control  
1       n-uncount   Air traffic control is the activity of organizing the routes that aircraft should follow, and telling pilots by radio which routes they should take.  
oft N n  
...the nation's overburdened air-traffic-control system.     
2       n-uncount-coll   Air traffic control is the group of people who organize the routes aircraft take.  
They have to wait for clearance from air traffic control.     
birth control     
Birth control means planning whether to have children, and using contraception to prevent having them when they are not wanted.      n-uncount  
control freak        ( control freaks    plural  ) If you say that someone is a control freak, you mean that they want to be in control of every situation they find themselves in.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
control tower        ( control towers    plural  ) A control tower is a building at an airport from which instructions are given to aircraft when they are taking off or landing. You can also refer to the people who work in a control tower as the control tower.      n-count  
The pilot told the control tower that he'd run into technical trouble.     
gun control     
Gun control refers to the laws that restrict the possession and use of guns.      n-uncount   oft N n  
France has tight gun-control laws for handguns, but not for hunting rifles.     
mission control     
Mission control is the group of people on Earth who are in charge of a flight by a spacecraft, or the place where these people work.      n-uncount  
quality control     
In an organization that produces goods or provides services, quality control is the activity of checking that the goods or services are of an acceptable standard.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  
remote control        ( remote controls    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Remote control is a system of controlling a machine or a vehicle from a distance by using radio or electronic signals.  
The bomb was detonated by remote control.     
2       n-count   The remote control for a television or video recorder is the device that you use to control the machine from a distance, by pressing the buttons on it.  
Self-control is the ability to not show your feelings or not do the things that your feelings make you want to do.      n-uncount  
I began to wish I'd shown more self-control.     
stock control     
Stock control is the activity of making sure that a company always has exactly the right amount of goods available to sell.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  

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controls, controls, contort, contour

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it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
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