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Definition of Regulate


  1. To adjust by rule, method, or established mode; to direct by rule or restriction; to subject to governing principles or laws.
  2. To put in good order; as, to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances.
  3. To adjust, or maintain, with respect to a desired rate, degree, or condition; as, to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.
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Regulate Translations

regulate in Dutch is reglementeren, reguleren, regelen
regulate in German is regelst, regeln, regulieren
regulate in Italian is regolare
regulate in Latin is tempero, ordino
regulate in Portuguese is regule
regulate in Spanish is regular
regulate in Swedish is reglera, ordna, rucka, styra