WordReference English Thesaurus © 2014
control
  • Sense: The power to direct
    • command
    • authority
    • direction
    • charge
    • administration
    • government
    • power
    • clout (slang)
    • weight (slang)
    • sway
    • the upper hand
    • supremacy
    • domination
    • dominion
    • force
    • jurisdiction
    • might
    • the reins (slang)
    • mastery
    • monopoly

  • Sense: Restraint
    • check
    • curb
    • limitation
    • restriction
    • restraint
    • rein
    • ceiling
    • limit
    • constraint
    • subjugation
    • domination
    • repression
    • regulation

  • Sense: A device that regulates or controls; often plural
    • instrument
    • control mechanism
    • switch
    • dial
    • knob
    • button
    • key
    • lever
    • handle
    • toggle switch
    • regulator
    • controller
    • governor
    • instrument panel
    • dashboard
    • keyboard
    • remote control
    • on-off switch
    • power switch


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2014
control
  • Sense: To hold in check
    • constrain
    • master
    • repress
    • check
    • command
    • restrain
    • keep in check
    • keep back
    • hold back
    • hold up
    • withhold
    • prevent
    • impede
    • hinder
    • rein in
    • curb
    • curtail
    • fetter
    • shackle
    • hem in
    • fence in

  • Sense: To direct
    • manage
    • regulate
    • guide
    • dominate
    • advise
    • command
    • direct
    • rule
    • govern
    • be in charge of
    • superintend
    • supervise

  • Sense: To verify
    • establish
    • test
    • experiment
    • check
    • compare
    • examine
    • measure
    • verify
    • monitor
    • keep tabs on (slang)
    • check up on
    • scrutinise (UK)
    • scrutinize (US)
    • assess
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