Synonyms for (verb) regulate

Synonyms: regulate, baffle

Definition: check the emission of (sound)

Similar words: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends


Synonyms: modulate, regulate

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

Usage: regulate the temperature; modulate the pitch

Similar words: adjust, correct, set

Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels


Synonyms: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape

Definition: shape or influence; give direction to

Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide

Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something

Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations