Bedeutung von “control” — Learner’s Dictionary

control

verb [ T ] us uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ present participle controlling, past tense and past participle controlled
MAKE SB DO STH

B1 to make a person, organization, or object do what you want:

A board of directors controls the company.
This switch controls the temperature.
Can't you control your dogs?

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LIMIT

B2 to limit the number, amount, or increase of something:

Fire crews struggled to control the blaze.
RULE

B2 to rule or govern an area:

The whole area is controlled by rebel forces.
EMOTION

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

He can't control his temper.
[ often reflexive ] Please try to control yourself - you're upsetting everyone.

(Definition von “control verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)