control

n.

1) to establish; exercise, exert control over

2) to assume, take control of

3) to bring smt. under control (the fire was finally brought under control)

4) to wrest control from

5) to lose control of (she lost control of the car)

6) absolute; close, strict; full; government; lax, loose; parental; remote control (to exert strict control over smt.)

7) birth; communicable-disease; cost; damage; emissions; fire; flight; flood; gun; mission; pest; quality; stress; thought control

8) price; rent; wage control(s)

9) control of, over (to establish control over prices)

10) in control of (she was in full control of the situation)

11) beyond, out of control (the car went out of control; the fire got out of control)

12) under control (the fire was finally brought under control; the area was placed under the control of the military)

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communicable-disease
emissions
exert controlover
parental
pest
take control of
thought control
wage control (s)
out of control (the car went out of control; the fire got out of control)
over (to establish control over prices)
remote control (to exert strict control over smt.)
absolute
beyond
to assume
to establish
to wrest control from
control of
to lose control of (she lost control of the car)
in control of (she was in full control of the situation)
to bring smt. under control (the fire was finally brought under control)
under control (the fire was finally brought under control; the area was placed under the control of the military)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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