Definitions For Control


  • The activity of managing or exerting control over something
  • (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
  • A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
  • Discipline in personal and social activities
  • Power to direct or determine
  • Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
  • A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
  • The economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
  • A spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
  • A relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
  • The state that exists when one person or group has power over another
  • The power to make decisions about how something is managed or done
  • The ability to direct the actions of someone or something
  • An action, method, or law that limits the amount or growth of something


  • Have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
  • Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  • Verify by using a duplicate register for comparison
  • Handle and cause to function
  • Maintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage
  • Exercise authoritative control or power over
  • Place under restrictions; limit access to by law
  • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • Check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
  • To direct the behavior of (a person or animal) : to cause (a person or animal) to do what you want
  • To have power over (something)
  • To direct the actions or function of (something) : to cause (something) to act or function in a certain way

Is Control a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Control is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Control in a Sentence

  • The parents could not control their child.
  • The police controlled the crowd.
  • The small boy could not control the big dog.
  • The city wanted local control of education.
  • The tribes fought for control over the territory.
  • He took control of the family farm.

Synonyms for Control

Antonyms for Control

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