control

Definitions (3)
Related Terms
1. Manufacturing: Device or mechanism installed or instituted to guide or regulate the activities or operation of an apparatus, machine, person, or system.
2. Law: Ownership of controlling shares in a company.

Use 'control' in a Sentence

It's important for a CEO of a company to keep control over all of his employees in order to keep the company running smoothly.
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The CEO wanted to gain control of the company so he conspired with an accomplice to purchase a majority of the shares.
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When driving a car you must use the car�s steering wheel, accelerator and brakes to control the car�s speed and direction in order to avoid having an accident.
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Notable Quotable

Wealth and Control
"If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed."
- Edmund Burke


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