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synonyms for regulate

  • adjust
  • administer
  • balance
  • classify
  • conduct
  • control
  • coordinate
  • determine
  • govern
  • handle
  • improve
  • monitor
  • oversee
  • readjust
  • rectify
  • standardize
  • supervise
  • adapt
  • allocate
  • arrange
  • correct
  • direct
  • dispose
  • fit
  • fix
  • guide
  • legislate
  • measure
  • moderate
  • modulate
  • order
  • reconcile
  • rule
  • run
  • set
  • settle
  • square
  • superintend
  • systematize
  • temper
  • time
  • true
  • tune
  • methodize
  • pull things together
  • put in order
  • shape up
  • straighten up
  • tune up
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antonyms for regulate

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  • damage
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • obey
  • waver
  • worsen
  • confuse
  • disagree
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • displace
  • disturb
  • halt
  • leave
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • mix up
  • serve
  • soften
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • deregulate
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How to use regulate in a sentence

A childhood filled with hardship, negligence or abuse can skew the system that regulates how the body responds to stress.
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That helps older teens regulate their emotions more like an adult.
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Brockovich outlines how, according to the EPA, Tyson was the second-biggest waterway polluter in the country from 2010 to 2014, just ahead of the Department of Defense, and many of the pollutants it releases aren’t regulated or measured.
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In recent decades, anthropologists and psychologists have tested the idea that rituals regulate emotions.
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Back in 2016, the Lagos state government first attempted to regulate ride-hailing startups by requiring taxi companies register each operator with the state at the cost of $320 per car.
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In recent years, researchers have identified or designed a handful of senolytic compounds that can curb aging by regulating senescent cells.
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“To emulate biological synaptic behavior, the connectivity of the neuromorphic device must be dynamically regulated by the local neurotransmitter activity,” the team said.
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The neurons involved in regulating sleep are a focus of Rogulja’s work.
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Its baseline mission is to regulate communications by radio, TV, wire, satellite, and cable.
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They take synthetic insulin because their pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin naturally to regulate their blood sugar levels.
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WORDS RELATED TO REGULATE

  • accord
  • allocate
  • arrange
  • clarify
  • conclude
  • conform
  • coordinate
  • doctor
  • fiddle with
  • fine-tune
  • fix up
  • grade
  • methodize
  • modify
  • organize
  • reconcile
  • regulate
  • settle
  • sort
  • standardize
  • straighten
  • systematize
  • tally
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION