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Rain tells me stripping at Show Palace has finally helped her gain control of her finances.

On the Senate side, Republicans need six seats to gain control of the chamber.

I very much want to be healthy and gain control of my life and career and have asked for medical help in doing so.

And the tire tread on the shoulder of the road showed that she was probably trying to gain control of the vehicle.

Voices raised, Hill tried to gain control of her debaters, yelling, “Bill, be quiet!”

Sometimes they gain control of the medium who is in a trance, and speak through him, or write with his hand.

"And you thought this—" She broke off with a short laugh and sat there a moment trying to gain control of herself.

The object was to gain control of the state government or to organize a new one and return to the Union.

They made a strong and bitter fight to gain control of the House, and nearly succeeded.

Thus spoke the practical Little Captain, for she realized that now was the time to gain control over the nerves of her chums.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gain control, such as: apprehend, arrest, catch, conquer, grab, and occupy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.