Bedeutung von “control” im Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ controlling, controlled

B1 to make a person or thing do what you want:

Can’t you control your dogs?

B1 to stop yourself expressing strong emotions or behaving in a silly way:

You’re going to have to learn to control your temper.

to limit the number, amount, or increase of something:

They couldn’t control the spread of the disease.

to rule or govern an area:

The police controlled the country during the civil war.

(Definition von “control verb” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)