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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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Words that Rhyme with Traffic Control

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

Example sentences of the word traffic-control


1. Noun Phrase
Pilots must have a pleasant personality when communicating with passengers and clear speech when communicating with air traffic control.

2. Noun Phrase
The airport provides pilots access to its 5,302-foot runway and a part-time air traffic control tower.

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. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time.

Synonyms

  • pedestrian traffic
  • commuter traffic
  • foot traffic
  • air traffic
  • vehicular traffic
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • vehicle traffic
  • collection

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • buy
  • downtick
  • uptick

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment.

Synonyms

  • experimentation
  • standard
  • criterion
  • experiment

Antonyms

  • permit
  • inaccessibility
  • unavailability
  • take

Etymology

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

9. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] the activity of managing or exerting control over something.

Synonyms

  • riot control
  • guidance
  • regularization
  • activity
  • power trip
  • damage control
  • taking hold
  • self-control
  • price-fixing
  • self-discipline
  • repression
  • direction
  • regularisation
  • flight control
  • restraint
  • seizing
  • steerage
  • federalisation
  • traffic control
  • steering
  • possession
  • riot control operation
  • regulating
  • imperialism
  • ownership
  • flood control
  • federalization
  • self-denial
  • crowd control
  • regulation
  • prehension
  • internal control

Antonyms

  • antinode
  • node
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

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

10. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] the state that exists when one person or group has power over another.

Synonyms

  • condition
  • mastery
  • ascendency
  • despotism
  • monopoly
  • predominance
  • ascendence
  • status
  • domination
  • dominion
  • ascendent
  • prepotency
  • ascendant
  • tyranny
  • absolutism
  • regulation
  • dominance
  • supremacy
  • ascendancy
  • rule
  • ascendance

Antonyms

  • right
  • disorient
  • female
  • stay in place

Etymology

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