- v exercise authoritative control or power over
- v lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
- v handle and cause to function
- v control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
- v check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
- v verify by using a duplicate register for comparison
- v be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
- v have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
- a restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
the controlled release of water from reservoirs
- Barack Obama in CTV.ca
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."
- Jackie Chan in BBC News
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."
- Vicente del Bosque in FOXNews
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."