Definitions For Control

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
12

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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