control

Part of speech: verb

To direct; govern; influence; regulate; manage.

Part of speech: noun

The act of controlling; influence; regulation; government; command.

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Usage examples "control":

  1. It was all she could do to control herself. - "Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  2. Mother: But it's something we all have to learn to control. - "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).
  3. He turned to the control board. - "This World Is Taboo", Murray Leinster.