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  • nouncommand, mastery
  • verbhave charge of
  • verbcurb, hold back

synonyms for control

  • authority
  • curb
  • discipline
  • domination
  • force
  • government
  • jurisdiction
  • management
  • oversight
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • restriction
  • rule
  • supervision
  • ascendancy
  • bridle
  • charge
  • check
  • clout
  • containment
  • determination
  • direction
  • dominion
  • guidance
  • juice
  • limitation
  • manipulation
  • might
  • predomination
  • qualification
  • regimentation
  • strings
  • subjection
  • subordination
  • superintendence
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • weight
  • driver's seat
  • inside track
  • upper hand
  • wire pulling
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antonyms for control

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  • chaos
  • disorganization
  • freedom
  • lawlessness
  • mismanagement
  • neglect
  • advantage
  • inability
  • weakness
  • helplessness
  • powerlessness
  • relinquishment
  • renouncement
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Control is either power or influence applied to the complete and successful direction or manipulation of persons or things: to be in control of a project. Authority is a power or right, usually because of rank or office, to issue commands and to punish for violations: to have authority over subordinates. Influence is a personal and unofficial power derived from deference of others to one’s character, ability, or station; it may be exerted unconsciously or may operate through persuasion: to have influence over one’s friends.

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How to use control in a sentence

Companies like Rice Up still promote rice cakes as a whole-grain option for weight control.
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE RICE CAKE, AMERICA’S ONE-TIME FAVORITE HEALTH SNACKBRENNA HOUCKSEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
I was talking about what we’re doing is under control, but I’m not talking about the virus.
TIMELINE: THE 124 TIMES TRUMP HAS DOWNPLAYED THE CORONAVIRUS THREATAARON BLAKE, JM RIEGERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Alexander also requested an extraordinary amount of control over the reports, asking that he be allowed to review them before publication and even make edits.
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S POLITICIZATION OF CORONAVIRUS COMES TO A HEADAARON BLAKESEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At the beginning, before anybody knew what it was, I spoke with President Xi, and he said, we are doing it well, we have it under control.
TRUMP’S INCOHERENT DEFENSE OF HIS CORONAVIRUS RESPONSEAARON BLAKESEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A month later, a Fox News poll found 70 percent of likely voters felt the pandemic was “not at all” or “somewhat” under control.
TRUMP, IN TOWN HALL, SAYS HE WOULDN’T HAVE DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENTLY ON PANDEMICCOLBY ITKOWITZ, JOSH DAWSEY, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When the virus is under control, testing doesn’t uncover more cases.
TRUMP’S ABC NEWS TOWN HALL: FOUR PINOCCHIOS, OVER AND OVER AGAINGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Viacom, the owner of cable networks such as MTV and Nickelodeon, merged with CBS at the end of last year — joining together two businesses long under control of the Redstone family.
CBS ALL ACCESS IS REBRANDING AS PARAMOUNT+RADMARYASEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
It’s one of the reasons why I’ve given up a lot of control at Momofuku.
MOMOFUKU’S DAVID CHANG ON THE BIG CHANGES THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY NEEDS TO MAKE TO SURVIVEBETH KOWITTSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
According to Reuters, taking on Oracle as a “trusted tech partner” means that Oracle would have control over TikTok’s user data while Bytedance retains ownership of the app’s algorithms.
‘A 2ND OR 3RD TIER PLAYER’: HOW THE SIZE OF ORACLE’S CHINA BUSINESS HELPED IT WIN TIKTOKEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
Researchers are looking for a significantly higher number of Covid-19 cases in the control group over the vaccinated group to show the shot is effective.
ASTRAZENECA’S COVID-19 VACCINE IS BACK ON TRACK AFTER GETTING THE GREEN LIGHT TO RESUME TRIALS IN THE U.K.BERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTROL

  • administrate
  • be in the driver's seat
  • be in the saddle
  • boss
  • carry out
  • conduct
  • control
  • crack the whip
  • direct
  • execute
  • govern
  • head
  • head up
  • hold the reins
  • oversee
  • pull the strings
  • pull the wires
  • render
  • ride herd on
  • run
  • run the show
  • sit on top of
  • superintend
  • supervise
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