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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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Rhymes with Fire Control

  • self-control
  • rock-and-roll
  • decontrol
  • rock'n'roll
  • espanol
  • pistole
  • patrol
  • mcdole
  • extol
  • console
  • stroll
  • strole
  • strohl
  • scroll
  • pajole
  • nicolle
  • nicole
  • mccoll
  • mccole
  • madole
  • enroll
  • devaul
  • cajole
  • abrol
  • viole
  • troll
  • stoll
  • stole
  • stol
  • stohl

Sentences with fire-control


1. Noun Phrase
With the advent of fire control the plant now grows without restraint.

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. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the event of something burning (often destructive).

Synonyms

  • brush fire
  • smoulder
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • bonfire
  • smolder
  • conflagration
  • prairie fire
  • smudge
  • campfire
  • backfire
  • forest fire
  • inferno
  • balefire
  • natural event
  • grassfire

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • tune

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] start firing a weapon.

Synonyms

  • open fire
  • shoot

Antonyms

  • lower
  • demote
  • descent

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy.

Synonyms

  • counterpreparation fire
  • preparation fire
  • covering fire
  • counterfire
  • direct fire
  • crossfire
  • registration fire
  • volley
  • shelling
  • fusillade
  • observed fire
  • attack
  • scheduled fire
  • fratricide
  • antiaircraft fire
  • concentrated fire
  • cover
  • cannon fire
  • indirect fire
  • unobserved fire
  • destruction fire
  • burst
  • distributed fire
  • supporting fire
  • battery
  • onslaught
  • massed fire
  • artillery fire
  • neutralization fire
  • firing
  • harassing fire
  • suppressive fire
  • interdiction fire
  • call fire
  • radar fire
  • salvo
  • broadside
  • searching fire
  • onset
  • bombardment
  • hostile fire
  • barrage
  • onrush
  • friendly fire
  • grazing fire

Antonyms

  • cool
  • coldness
  • anestrus
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] cause to go off.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • loose off
  • blast
  • discharge
  • let drive
  • shoot
  • fusillade
  • let fly

Antonyms

  • calmness
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • uninteresting

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] bake in a kiln so as to harden.

Antonyms

  • wake

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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