Associations to the word «Regulate»


REGULATE, verb. To dictate policy.
REGULATE, verb. To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
REGULATE, verb. To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.
REGULATE, verb. To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
REGULATE, verb. To put or maintain in order.

Dictionary definition

REGULATE, verb. Fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch".
REGULATE, verb. Bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate".
REGULATE, verb. Shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion".
REGULATE, verb. Check the emission of (sound).

Wise words

All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
Ernest Hemingway