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Definition of Control


  1. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a counter register.
  2. That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint.
  3. Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control.
  4. To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute.
  5. To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower.
  6. The complete apparatus used to control a mechanism or machine in operation, as a flying machine in flight;
  7. the mechanism controlling the rudders and ailerons.
  8. Any of the physical factors determining the climate of any particular place, as latitude,distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.

Control Quotations

I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Marilyn Monroe

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Marilu Henner

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
Maya Angelou

Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
Kevin Eubanks
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Control Translations

control in Afrikaans is regeer
control in Danish is regere
control in Dutch is bewind, heerschappij, bestuur
control in Finnish is hallita
control in German is Steuerung, kontrollieren, Bedienungselement
control in Italian is dominare, vigilare, controllo
control in Portuguese is reger, controle
control in Spanish is control, gobernar
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