Synonyms for regulate
- pull things together
- put in order
- shape up
- straighten up
- tune up
Antonyms for regulate
- mix up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REGULATE
Millions of people must regulate their lives in fear of these dread visitors.
It should not shut the heart, but regulate the course of feeling.
The object of civil law is to regulate the relations of men to each ether.
Man contemplating the heavens is to regulate his erring life according to them.
We must regulate our proceedings by the proceedings of our Allies.
This done, he set himself to regulate the matters that remained.
Something must be done, and done without delay, to regulate the situation.
I wanted to regulate my feelings which, I told him, were in an unbecoming state of confusion.
Early attempts were made at negotiation, and to regulate trade with them.
I think I should be told, and then left to regulate my own ways accordingly.
early 15c., "adjust by rule, control," from Late Latin regulatus, past participle of regulare "to control by rule, direct," from Latin regula "rule" (see regular). Meaning "to govern by restriction" is from 1620s. Related: Regulated; regulating.