Translation of "control" - English-Korean dictionary


noun uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ us /kənˈtroʊl/

[ no plural ] the power to make a person or thing do what you want

The new teacher has no control over the class.
He lost control of the car.
under control

If a situation is under control, things are happening in the way that you want them to

통제 되는
Don’t worry – everything’s under control.
out of control

behaving very badly and not stopped by anyone

통제가 되지 않는
The children were out of control.

a switch or other device used to operate a machine

조절 장치
Where’s the volume control on your phone?

a place where something official, usually a document, is checked

심사대, 검사소
passport control
be beyond someone’s control

If something is beyond your control, you cannot influence or direct it.

There’s nothing we can do – the situation is beyond our control.
out of control

If something or someone is out of control, no one can influence or direct it or them.

조종 불능
The car skidded and went out of control.
take control

to start to rule or govern an area

정권을 잡다, (민족을) 지배하다
The dictator took control of the country in 1933.
verb uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ us /kənˈtroʊl/ present participle controlling, past tense and past participle controlled

B1 to make a person or thing do what you want

통제 하다
Can’t you control your dogs?
control something/yourself

B1 to stop yourself from 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.

(Translation of “control” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)