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1. control

verb. ['kənˈtroʊl'] exercise authoritative control or power over.

Synonyms

  • manoeuver
  • maneuver
  • channelize
  • becharm
  • care
  • regiment
  • channelise
  • hold one's own
  • rein in
  • head
  • hold sway
  • corner
  • command
  • call the tune
  • deal
  • hold
  • handle
  • guide
  • dominate
  • draw rein
  • internationalize
  • monopolize
  • preoccupy
  • steer
  • direct
  • internationalise
  • call the shots
  • preside
  • manoeuvre
  • charm
  • manage
  • harness
  • monopolise
  • master
  • rein
  • govern
  • wear the trousers
  • rule

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. control

verb. ['kənˈtroʊl'] lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.

Synonyms

  • subdue
  • thermostat
  • conquer
  • moderate
  • restrain
  • crucify
  • stamp down
  • train
  • keep back
  • hold back
  • contain
  • counteract
  • keep
  • abnegate
  • hold
  • deny
  • countercheck
  • throttle
  • hold in
  • restrict
  • bound
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • bate
  • limit
  • suppress
  • catch
  • inhibit
  • damp
  • mortify

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] power to direct or determine.

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • authority
  • potency
  • power
  • dominance
  • corporatism
  • iron fist
  • authorisation
  • rein
  • hold
  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another.

Antonyms

  • let

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • activity
  • motor control
  • bodily function

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. control

verb. ['kənˈtroʊl'] handle and cause to function.

Synonyms

  • synchronise
  • drive
  • submarine
  • aviate
  • operate
  • gate
  • synchronize
  • pilot
  • treadle
  • turn
  • master
  • dial
  • fly
  • relay
  • pedal

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • employee
  • deregulate
  • obviate

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] an area that is approximately central within some larger region.

Synonyms

  • centre
  • middle
  • country
  • financial center
  • storm centre
  • storm center
  • city centre
  • central city
  • center stage
  • hub
  • midstream
  • city center
  • eye
  • centre stage
  • medical center
  • area
  • midfield
  • seat
  • heart

Antonyms

  • middle
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

8. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher.

Synonyms

  • centerfield
  • piece of ground
  • outfield
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • center field
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • ambiversion
  • outwardness
  • worldliness
  • extraversion

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

9. center

verb. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] center upon.

Synonyms

  • revolve about
  • pertain
  • concern
  • bear on
  • touch on
  • have-to doe with
  • come to
  • concentrate on
  • center on
  • revolve around
  • relate
  • refer
  • touch

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • inelegance
  • derestrict
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

10. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] a building dedicated to a particular activity.

Synonyms

  • student center
  • conference center
  • service club
  • centre
  • building
  • burn center
  • call center
  • call centre
  • settlement house
  • conference house
  • research center
  • civic center
  • research facility
  • community center
  • control center

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection
  • outward

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word control-center


1. Noun Phrase
To switch the feature on or off manually, swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open the control center and then tap the crescent moon icon.

2. Noun Phrase
If rat poisoning is suspected, or the person is definitely known to have ingested it, the poison control center should be contacted right away.

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