have+control

  • 1 have control — index command, conduct, manage, preside, rule (govern) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 have control of — be in charge of, have mastery over, be responsible for, rule, govern, manage …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 have someone in the palm of one's hand — HAVE CONTROL OVER, have influence over, have someone eating out of one s hand, have someone on a string; N. Amer. have someone in one s hip pocket. → palm * * * have (or hold) someone in the palm of one s hand have someone under one s control or… …

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  • 4 have someone in the palm of your hand — phrase to have complete power over someone so that they do what you tell them to do He had the audience in the palm of his hand. Thesaurus: to be in chargesynonym Main entry: palm * * * have someone in the palm of your hand see ↑palm …

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  • 5 control — ► NOUN 1) the power to influence people s behaviour or the course of events. 2) the restriction of an activity or phenomenon. 3) a means of limiting or regulating something: exchange controls. 4) a device by which a machine is regulated. 5) the… …

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  • 6 have someone in one's power — have someone under one s power I doubt that Roger will ever have Etta under his power Syn: have control over, have influence over, have under one s thumb, have at one s mercy, have in one s clutches, have in the palm of one s hand, have someone… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 7 have someone in/under one's power — HAVE CONTROL OVER, have influence over, have under one s thumb, have at one s mercy, have in one s clutches, have in the palm of one s hand; N. Amer. have in one s hip pocket; informal have over a barrel. → power …

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  • 8 have a grip on something — have a grip on (something) to have control over something. Certainly in the first half England didn t seem to have a grip on the game …

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  • 9 have a grip on — (something) to have control over something. Certainly in the first half England didn t seem to have a grip on the game …

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  • 10 have your way with — to do exactly what you want to do to or with (something or someone); especially : to have sex with (someone, and especially someone over whom you have control, influence, etc.) He has had his way with many women. • • • Main Entry: ↑way …

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  • 11 control — 1 noun 1 MAKE SB/STH DO WHAT YOU WANT (U) the ability or power to make someone or something do what you want: Generally your driving s OK, but your clutch control isn t very good. (+ of/over): Babies are born with very little control over their… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 control — con|trol1 [ kən troul ] noun *** ▸ 1 power to make decisions ▸ 2 power over machine etc. ▸ 3 law limiting something ▸ 4 ability to stop problem ▸ 5 ability to remain calm ▸ 6 switch on machine ▸ 7 in scientific test ▸ 8 check rules are applied ▸… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 control — [[t]kəntro͟ʊl[/t]] ♦ controls, controlling, controlled 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N of/over n Control of an organization, place, or system is the power to make all the important decisions about the way that it is run. The restructuring involves Mr Ronson… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 control — con|trol1 W1S1 [kənˈtrəul US ˈtroul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(make somebody/something do what you want)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(way of limiting something)¦ 4¦(ability to stay calm)¦ 5¦(machine/vehicle)¦ 6¦(people who organize activity)¦ 7¦(scientific test)¦… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 control — Synonyms and related words: Masan, R and D, abate, ability, abnegation, absolutism, abstinence, acme, action, address, adeptness, administration, adroitness, airmanship, allay, alleviate, ancestral spirits, angel, aplomb, apparition, appearance,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 control */*/*/ — I UK [kənˈtrəʊl] / US [kənˈtroʊl] noun Word forms control : singular control plural controls Get it right: control: The noun control is sometimes followed by of and sometimes by over. The choice of preposition depends on the verb that comes… …

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  • 17 Control room — For the documentary film, see Control Room (film). NASA s Shuttle Flight Control Room in Houston, Texas A control room is a room serving as an operations centre where a facility or service can be monitored and controlled. Examples include: in… …

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  • 18 have in hand — Synonyms and related words: be enfeoffed of, be possessed of, be seized of, boast, claim, command, control, enjoy, fill, have, have and hold, have control of, have tenure of, have under control, hold, hold in hand, hold the helm, hold the reins,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 control — n. & v. n. 1 the power of directing, command (under the control of). 2 the power of restraining, esp. self restraint. 3 a means of restraint; a check. 4 (usu. in pl.) a means of regulating prices etc. 5 (usu. in pl.) switches and other devices by …

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  • 20 control — noun 1》 the power to influence people s behaviour or the course of events.     ↘the restriction of an activity, tendency, or phenomenon. 2》 a device by which a machine is regulated: the volume control. 3》 a person or thing used as a standard of… …

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