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control
kən'troʊl
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The activity of managing or exerting control over something.
  2. Regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc.
  3. A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine.
  4. Discipline in personal and social activities.
  5. Power to direct or determine.
  6. Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity.
  7. A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment.
  8. The economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc..
  9. A spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance.
  10. A relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another.
  11. The state that exists when one person or group has power over another.
(动) As a verb
  1. Have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of.
  2. Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.
  3. Verify by using a duplicate register for comparison.
  4. Handle and cause to function.
  5. Control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage.
  6. Exercise authoritative control or power over.
  7. Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.
  8. Check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard.
Hyphenationcon•trol
Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
管控guǎnkòngto control
节制jiézhìto control; to restrict; to moderate; to temper; moderation; sobriety; to administer
统御tǒngyùcontrol
统驭tǒngyùto control
辖制xiázhìto control
管管guǎnguǎnto control
控制力kòngzhì lìcontrol
把持bǎchíto control; to dominate; to monopolize
统制tǒngzhìto control
牵制qiānzhìto control; to curb; to restrict; to impede; to pin down (enemy troops)
管制guǎnzhìcontrol; supervision
支配zhīpèito control; to dominate; to allocate
监督jiāndūto control; to supervise; to inspect
手心shǒuxīnpalm (of one's hand); control (extended meaning from having something in the palm of one's hand)
按捺ànnàto restrain; to control
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