• power to direct or determine;
    • "under control"
  • a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another;
    • "measures for the control of disease"
    • "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
  • (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc;
    • "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"
    • "he had lost control of his sphincters"
  • a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment;
    • "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"
  • the activity of managing or exerting control over something;
    • "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
  • the state that exists when one person or group has power over another;
  • discipline in personal and social activities;
    • "she never lost control of herself"
  • great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity;
  • a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine;
    • "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"
    • "I turned the controls over to her"
  • a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
  • the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.;
    • "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
  • exercise authoritative control or power over;
    • "control the budget"
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;
    • "control your anger"
  • handle and cause to function;
    • "control the lever"
  • control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage;
    • "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"
  • check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard;
    • "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
  • verify by using a duplicate register for comparison;
    • "control an account"
  • be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
    • "control the quality of the product"
  • have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of;
    • "Do you control these data?"
  • CONTROL v -TROLLED, -TROLLING, -TROLS to exercise authority over

Scrabble Score: 9

control is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

control is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

control is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 12

control is a valid Words With Friends word