controlled controlled  /kən ˈtroʊld/


  1. (n) power to direct or determine
  2. (n) a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
  3. (n) (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
  4. (n) a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
  5. (n) the activity of managing or exerting control over something
  6. (n) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
  7. (n) discipline in personal and social activities
  8. (n) great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
  9. (n) a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
  10. (n) a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
  11. (n) the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
  12. (v) exercise authoritative control or power over
  13. (v) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  14. (v) handle and cause to function
  15. (v) control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
  16. (v) check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
  17. (v) verify by using a duplicate register for comparison
  18. (v) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  19. (v) have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
  20. (adj) restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds


  1. Harlem-Roscoe firefighters to perform controlled burn

    Harlem-Roscoe firefighters will host a controlled burn on Tuesday, June 18.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

  2. Radio-controlled flying at Saturday's Florida Club 40 Pylon Race

    The planes are radio controlled, with wing spans of up to 4 1/2 feet. They are powered by combustion engines and can reach speeds of 70 to 75 mph.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Ocala Star-Banner

  3. Controlled burn announced in North Myrtle Beach

    Residents and travelers around North Myrtle Beach may see smoke in the sky from a controlled burn near Highway 22 and highway 90.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WMBF News Myrtle Beach


  1. "And this fund will not be controlled by BP," he added. "In order to ensure that all legitimate claims are paid out in a fair and timely manner, the account must and will be administered by an independent, third party."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. Chan said on Saturday: "I'm not sure if it's good to have freedom or not. I'm gradually beginning to feel that we Chinese need to be controlled."
    on Apr 21, 2009 By: Jackie Chan Source: BBC News

  3. "The match was extremely intense," Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said. "In the second half, we were better than Portugal. We had greater depth in our play, and we controlled the game very well."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: FOXNews

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