(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. command, dominate, govern, rule, regulate, direct, master; restrain, subdue, modify, check; test, verify. —n. command, mastery, domination, sway, upper hand, power, regimentation, government, direction, management, dominion; restraint, ceiling, regulation. See authority, evidence.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The power to direct]
Syn. command, authority, direction, charge; see administration 1 , command 2 , government 1 , power 2 .
2. [Restraint]
Syn. check, curb, limitation, restriction; see restraint 1 , 2 .
3. [A device that regulates or controls; often plural ]
Syn. instrument, control mechanism, switch, dial, knob, button, key, lever, handle, toggle switch, regulator, controller, governor, instrument panel, dashboard, keyboard, remote control; see also dial , regulator .
See Synonym Study at power . v.
1. [To hold in check]
Syn. constrain, master, repress; see check 2 , command 2 , restrain 1 .
2. [To direct]
Syn. manage, regulate, guide, dominate; see advise 1 , command 2 , manage 1 .
3. [To verify]
Syn. establish, test, experiment; see check 3 , compare 2 , examine 1 , measure 1 , verify .
See Synonym Study at manage .
out of control,
Syn. unmanageable, uncontrolled, uncontrollable, irrational; see unruly .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
command, power, rule, order, direction, mastery, management, supervision, regulation, government, *upper hand, *the whip, influence, jurisdiction, dominion.
command, rule, order, direct, master, manage, supervise, run, regulate, govern, influence, dominate, guide, *hold sway over, lead, quarterback, reign, call the shots, dictate, preside over, *be in the driver's seat, *rule with an iron hand, manipulate.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To exercise authority or influence over: direct, dominate, govern, rule. Idioms: be at the helm, be in the driver's seat, hold sway over, hold the reins. See OVER. 2. To bring one's emotions under control: collect1, compose, contain, cool, simmer down. Idiom: cool it. See RESTRAINT. 3. To keep the mechanical operation of (a device) within proper parameters: govern, regulate. See CONTROL, MACHINE. II noun 1. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge: authority, command, domination, dominion, jurisdiction, mastery, might, power, prerogative, sovereignty, sway. Informal: say-so. See OVER. 2. The act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled: command, dominance, domination, dominion, mastery, reign, rule, sway. See OVER. 3. The continuous exercise of authority over a political unit: administration, direction, governance, government, rule. See CONTROL, POLITICS. 4. The keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself: reserve, restraint, reticence, self-control, self-restraint, taciturnity, uncommunicativeness. See RESTRAINT.

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