What does the word regulate mean?

Usage examples for regulate

  1. When we have no commands from the throne, our circumstances regulate the matter. – The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
  2. She has reconciled herself to circumstances and has found means to regulate her life with a certain measure of contentment and comfort until now, when you suddenly introduce a disturbing factor. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke