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  Definition of regulate
  1. check the emission of (sound)
  2. fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch"
  3. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
  4. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
Similar Words: baffle, modulate, determine, shape, mold, influence, regularize, regularise, order, govern

 

Hyponyms: dispose, incline, indispose, disincline, miscreate, carry weight, decide, reshape, time, index, pace, predetermine, standardize, standardise, zone, district

 

Derivational Morphology: baffle, baffle board, modulation, regulator, regulation, regulating, influence, form, shape, pattern, embodiment, shaping, defining, determinant, determiner, determinative, determining factor, causal factor, government, governor, order, rule, regularization, regularisation

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 管制   Dutch: regelen  
Finnish: säätää   French: régler  
German: regeln   Hungarian: irányítani  
Italian: regolare   Japanese: 調節  
Korean: 규정하다   Portuguese: regular  
Russian: регулировать   Spanish: regular  
Swedish: reglera  
 
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