con·trol vt con·trolled, con·trol·ling1: to exercise restraining or directing influence over esp. by law2: to have power or authority overprecedent control s the outcome in this case3: to have controlling interest incontrol n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
blockade, brake, check, constraint, curb, deterrence, deterrent, disallowance, exclusion, inhibition, limitation, moderation, prevention, prohibition, qualification, rationing, repression, restraint, restrictive practice, subdual, suppression
associated concepts: institution of controls, price control
administration, auspices, authority, care, charge, command, custody, direction, discipline, dominance, domination, dominion, government, guardianship, guidance, jurisdiction, keeping, management, managership, mastery, ministry, moderatio, oversight, patronage, power, proctorship, protectorship, regimen, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, temperantia, ward, wardenship, wardship
associated concepts: absolute control, circumstances beyond control, complete control, constructive control, exclusive control, immediate control, indirect control, joint control, loss of control, mutuality of control, parental control, reasonable control
administer, administrate, check, coercere, command, conduct, direct, dominate, engineer, govern, guide, handle, have charge of, have in one's charge, have the direction of, have under control, instruct, lead, look after, maintain, manage, manipulate, moderari, operate, order, overlook, oversee, pilot, preside over, regiment, rule, superintend, supervise, take care of
associated concepts: Bureau of Control and Accounts, control board, controlled corporation, controlled substance, controlling clause, controlling influence, controlling interest, controlling issues, controlling question of law or fact
arrest, confine, constrain, continere, guard, hamper, hinder, hold back, hold in check, impede, inhibit, keep in check, keep under control, limit, obstruct, prohibit, put under restraint, restrict, retard, subdue, suppress, temperare, trammel
associated concepts: controlled substance
administer (conduct), administration, agency (commission), agency (legal relationship), allay, authority (power), capacity (authority), censor, censorship, charge (custody), check (bar), check (restrain), coercion, compel, composure, conduct, confine, constrain (restrain), constraint (imprisonment), constrict (inhibit), contain (restrain), curb, custody (supervision), damper (stopper), detain (hold in custody), detain (restrain), detention, deterrence, dint, direct (supervise), discipline (obedience), disposition (final arrangement), dominance, dominate, dominion (absolute ownership), dominion (supreme authority), duress, fetter, force (compulsion), force (strength), force (coerce), govern, government (administration), handle (manage), hegemony, hold (possess), hold up (delay), impose (subject), influence, inhibit, jurisdiction, keep (restrain), longanimity, manage, management (supervision), manipulate (utilize skillfully), militate, mitigate, moderate (preside over), moderation, monitor, monopolize, monopoly, obsess, occupancy, occupation (possession), occupy (take possession), operate, overlook (superintend), oversee, own, ownership, patronage (power to appoint jobs), police, possess, power, preclude, predominance, prescribe, preside, prestige, prevail (be in force), prevail (triumph), primacy, prohibit, qualify (condition), quota,, regulate (manage), repress, restrain, restraint, restrict, retention, rule (govern), seisin, stifle, subdue, subject, subjection, subjugate, sufferance, superintend, supervision, supremacy, temperance, trammel, trust (custody), wield
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Power over someone or something; power to direct a person’s actions, manage a machine, or influence events.v.control
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
The power to direct, regulate, manage, oversee, or restrict the affairs, business, or assets of a person or entity.Category: Business, LLCs & CorporationsCategory: Personal Finance & Retirement
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
For the purposes of CPR 31, control means one or more of the following: possession, the right to possess, the right to inspect or the right to take copies of documents.+ controlUSAThis term has a number of meanings. In the context of:• Securities and capital markets, control (including the terms "controlling," "controlled by" and "under common control with") means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract, or otherwise.• Finance, control of collateral is one of the methods of perfection of a security interest under the UCC. Control of deposit accounts is explained in UCC §9-104, control of electronic chattel paper is explained in UCC §9-105, control of investment property is explained in UCC §9-106 and control of letter-of-credit right is explained in UCC §9-107. The other methods of perfection of a security interest under the UCC are filing, possession and automatically on attachment. For further information, see Practice Note, UCC Creation, Perfection and Priority of Security Interests (www.practicallaw.com/6-381-0551).
Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010.
1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity.2) v. to exercise the power of control.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.