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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. Control, control: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. control: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. control: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. control: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. control: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. control, control: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Control, control, control, control: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. control: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. control: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. control: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. control: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. control: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. control: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. control: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Control, control: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. control: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. CONTROL (Get Smart), Control (Big Sean song), Control (Garbage song), Control (House episode), Control (Janet Jackson album), Control (Janet Jackson song), Control (London Grammar song), Control (Matrix & Futurebound song), Control (Pedro the Lion album), Control (Puddle of Mudd song), Control (Traci Lords song), Control (album), Control (disambiguation), Control (fictional character), Control (film), Control (linguistics), Control (management), Control (novel), Control (optimal control theory), Control (psychology), Control (song), Control (video game), Control: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Control: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. control: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. control: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. control, control: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. control: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. CONTROL: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  24. control: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. control: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. control: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. control: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. control, control (intelligence): Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. control: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. CONTROL: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. control: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. Control: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]
  4. Control: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. Control: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. control: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. control: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. CONTROL: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  5. control: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Control: bizterms.net [home, info]
  7. Control: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  8. Control: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  9. Control: Energy Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Control (album), control: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  11. Control (album), Control: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  12. control: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. control: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Control: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  3. control: Webopedia [home, info]
  4. Control (GUI), Control (album), Control (computing), Control (science), Control (widget), control: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Control (genetic), Control (research): MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. control: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Glossary [home, info]
  3. control: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome [home, info]
  4. control: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Control (album), control: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  6. Control (genetic), Control (research): Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. CONTROL: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. control: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]
  3. Control: Glossary of Terms in Parapsychology [home, info]
  4. control: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. control: Scientology® and Dianetics® [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Control: Bird On! [home, info]
  2. Control: Drug Discovery and Development [home, info]
  3. Control: The Computational Beauty of Nature [home, info]
  4. control: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Control: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Control: Chess Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Control: Racquetball Glossary [home, info]
  3. control: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  4. Control: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Control: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. control, control (intelligence): DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  3. CONTROL: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  4. Control: Science In Your Watershed: Hydrologic Definitions [home, info]
  5. CONTROL: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (control)

noun:  the activity of managing or exerting control over something ("The control of the mob by the police was admirable")
noun:  (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc ("The timing and control of his movements were unimpaired")
noun:  a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine ("The speed control on his turntable was not working properly")
noun:  power to direct or determine ("Under control")
noun:  the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc. ("They wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls")
noun:  a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
noun:  a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another ("Measures for the control of disease")
noun:  discipline in personal and social activities ("She never lost control of herself")
noun:  great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
noun:  a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment ("The control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw")
noun:  the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
verb:  exercise authoritative control or power over ("Control the budget")
verb:  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits ("Control your anger")
verb:  verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments ("Are you controlling for the temperature?")
verb:  verify by using a duplicate register for comparison ("Control an account")
verb:  have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of ("Do you control these data?")
verb:  handle and cause to function ("Control the lever")
verb:  control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage ("She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up")
verb:  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something ("Control the quality of the product")

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