Definitions for regulate

Definitions for (verb) regulate

Main entry: regulate, baffle

Definition: check the emission of (sound)

Main entry: modulate, regulate

Definition: fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

Usage: regulate the temperature; modulate the pitch

Main entry: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape

Definition: shape or influence; give direction to

Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion

Main entry: govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, order

Definition: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

Usage: We cannot regulate the way people dress; This town likes to regulate

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