Bedeutung von “control” — Learner’s Dictionary

control

verb [ T ] us uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ present participle controlling, past tense and past participle controlled
I try to control what my children watch on TV.He's incapable of controlling his temper.He's on medication to control his depression.They should be able to control the riots without resorting to violence.He could hardly control his fury.
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?
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)