English-Spanish translation of control

Translation of the word control from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

control in Spanish

control
generalnoun control [m]
  responsibilitynoun cargo [m]
  dominationnoun dominación [f], control [m], mando [m]
  influenceverb controlar
  ruleverb controlar
  business companyverb controlar, dirigir
  feelingsverb dominar, contener
  guardverb cuidar, controlar
Synonyms for control
Antonyms for control
Derived terms of control
birth control, birth-control pill, circumstances beyond one's control, control oneself, control panel, controller, controlling, controls, have control over, keep under control, pest control, remote control, self-control, self-controlled, uncontrollable, uncontrollably, uncontrolled, under control, control break, no control, speed control, arms control, ascii control character, beyond control, birth-control campaigner, birth-control reformer, birth control device, birth control pill, calendar method of birth control, center for disease control and prevention, control account, control board, control center, control character, control circuit, control condition, control experiment, control freak, control function, control grid
Examples with translation
You must control yourself.
I'm very impressed with your quality control.
We must control our passions.
Bob could not control his anger.
There is a TV remote control under the couch.
The argument quickly got out of control.
The jet plane landed following the instructions of the control tower.
The crowd got out of control and broke through the fence.
I couldn't control my anger.
I couldn't control my tears.
Try to control yourself.
The situation got out of their control.
Nature is beyond mortal control.
Governments usually resort to price control when inflation has reached a certain level.
There are four major parts to the atmospheric problem: observation, understanding, prediction, and control.
Our brains control our activities.
The rebels took control of the capital.
His anger was such that he lost control of himself.
He prided himself on his self control.
It was very difficult for her to control her emotions.
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Definitions of control
noun
1. control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
  activity any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
  repression the act of repressing; control by holding down; "his goal was the repression of insolence"
  crowd control activity of controlling a crowd
  damage control an effort to minimize or curtail damage or loss
  federalisation, federalization the act of being put under federal control
  flight control control from ground stations of airplanes in flight by means of messages transmitted to the pilot electronically
  flood control (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods
  imperialism any instance of aggressive extension of authority
  regulating, regulation the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
  internal control an accounting procedure or system designed to promote efficiency or assure the implementation of a policy or safeguard assets or avoid fraud and error etc.
  regularisation, regularization, regulation the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
  ownership, possession the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  possession anything owned or possessed
  power trip (slang) a self-aggrandizing action undertaken simply for the pleasure of exercising control over other people
  riot control, riot control operation the measures taken to control a riot
  prehension, taking hold, grasping, seizing the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
  steerage, steering the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
  guidance, steering, direction the act of guiding or showing the way
  self-control, self-discipline, self-denial the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
  traffic control control of the flow of traffic in a building or a city
  price-fixing control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce
  restraint the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
2. control - a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"
  controller
  mechanism the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
  cruise control control mechanism for keeping an automobile at a set speed
  dial the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  disk controller (computer science) a circuit or chip that translates commands into a form that can control a hard disk drive
  governor, regulator a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
  handwheel control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated
  joystick a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers
  regulator any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  electric switch, electrical switch, switch the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
  valve one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods
3. control - power to direct or determine; "under control"
  powerfulness, power possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
  say-so, authorisation, authorization, dominance, potency, authority one chap's arbitrary assertion
  corporatism control of a state or organization by large interest groups; "individualism is in danger of being swamped by a kind of corporatism"
  hold a cell in a jail or prison
  iron fist rigorous or ruthless control; "she rules the office with an iron fist"; "it takes an iron fist to contain the dissenting factions"
  rein one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
4. control - (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"; "he had lost control of his sphincters"
  bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
  physiology processes and functions of an organism
  motor control control of muscles
5. control - the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
  economic policy a government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
  price control restriction on maximum prices that is established and maintained by the government (as during periods of war or inflation)
  ceiling, roof, cap the overhead upper surface of a covered space; "he hated painting the ceiling"
  floor, base the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
6. control - a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
  disembodied spirit, spirit a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
7. control - a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
  relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
verb
1. control - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
  command
  preoccupy engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively; "His work preoccupies him"; "The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot think of anything else"
  steer, manoeuvre, manoeuver, maneuver, channelize, channelise, guide, head, direct, point direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  steer direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  hold one's own maintain one's position and be in control of a situation
  care, handle, manage, deal feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
  internationalise, internationalize make international in character; "We internationalized the committee"
  hold keep from exhaling or expelling; "hold your breath"
  hold sway be master; reign or rule
  govern direct or strongly influence the behavior of; "His belief in God governs his conduct"
  regiment assign to a regiment; "regiment soldiers"
  monopolise, monopolize have or exploit a monopoly of; "OPEC wants to monopolize oil"
  draw rein, rein in, harness, rein exploit the power of; "harness natural forces and resources"
  corner turn a corner; "the car corners"
  preside act as president; "preside over companies and corporations"
  master, dominate have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"
  becharm, charm induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
  govern, rule direct or strongly influence the behavior of; "His belief in God governs his conduct"
  call the shots, call the tune, wear the trousers exercise authority or be in charge; "Who is calling the shots in this house?"
2. control - lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
  hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
  keep back, restrain, hold back, keep hold back
  trammel, limit, throttle, bound, restrict, restrain, confine restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  stamp down, conquer, curb, inhibit, suppress, subdue overcome by conquest; "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"
  damp restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
  crucify, mortify, subdue kill by nailing onto a cross; "Jesus Christ was crucified"
  abnegate, deny deny or renounce; "They abnegated their gods"
  restrict place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  train exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics"
  catch contract; "did you catch a cold?"
  bate soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments; "bate hides and skins"
  thermostat control the temperature with a thermostat
  countercheck, counteract check a second time
3. control - verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; "control an account"
  archaicism, archaism the use of an archaic expression
  see to it, ensure, ascertain, insure, assure, control, see, check learn or discover with certainty
4. control - check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
  verify
  scientific discipline, science a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
  essay, try out, examine, test, prove, try question closely
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