regulate


regulate
reg·u·late vt -lat·ed, -lat·ing
1: to govern or direct according to rule
2 a: to bring under the control of law
b: to make regulations for or concerning

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

regulate
I (adjust) verb administrare, allocate, arrange, balance, coordinate, correct, dispose, level, make right, make uniform, methodize, moderate, modulate, normalize, order, organize, put in order, rectify, reduce to method, regularize, remedy, render accordant, restore equilibrium, set right, square, standardize, straighten out, systematize, temper II (manage) verb administer, conduct, control, determine, direct, discipline, govern, guide, handle, have authority over, have charge of, head, lead, order, oversee, police, preside over, rule, steer, superintend, supervise associated concepts: regulate commerce, regulated by law III index administer (conduct), arbitrate (conciliate), arrange (methodize), attune, check (inspect), conduct, coordinate, determine, direct (supervise), discipline (control), file (arrange), fix (arrange), govern, handle (manage), manage, manipulate (utilize skillfully), marshal, mitigate, moderate (preside over), modify (moderate), officiate, operate, orchestrate, organize (arrange), oversee, palliate (abate), police, preclude, prescribe, preside, prohibit, qualify (condition), rule (govern), superintend

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


regulate
v.
To control by rules.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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