Synonyms for controlling:
Other synonyms and related words:
imperative, compulsory, coercive, Occupying, operation, lordly, Dominative, absolute, domineering, dogmatic, regnant, dictatorial, peremptory, unequivocal, compulsive, tyrannical, preponderant, using, charge, irresponsible, arbitrary, haughty, arrogant, imperious, despotic, unconditional, principal, exacting, autocratic, positive, administrative, overbearing, Having.
supreme, consummate, better, sovereign, uppermost, A 1, champion, king, elite, eminent, ruling, ascendant, foremost, maximum, commanding, above, most, leading, signal, quintessential, paramount, dominant, superior, Headmost, chosen, furthest, furthermost, best, choice, crowning, predominant, master, zenith, chief, senior.
Sense 2 (noun)
typing, framing, Organizing, casting, sifting, rating, Systematizing, integrating, setting, ordering, fixing, Classifying, Stratifying, Adjusting, Methodizing, supporting, grouping, balancing, Forming, normalizing, Collating, Marshalling, charting, unifying, sorting, orchestrating, devising, settling, Mediating, designing, stabilizing, Placing, arranging, grading, Righting, Classing, Establishing, Maintaining, ranking, Harmonizing, composing, rationalizing, unsnarling, regulating, shaping, categorizing, Preparing, scoring, planning, Arraying, scheming, programming, screening, pigeonholing, subordinating, Plotting, structuring, Separating, schematizing, scheduling.
curbing, Disallowing, Oppressing, Prohibiting, blocking, barring, disapproving, Denying, Suppressing, forbidding, restricting, constraining, Precluding, Preventing, disqualifying, Rejecting, Restraining, Curtailing, banning, inhibiting, Outlawing, Refusing.
Usage examples for controlling:
- The lights were turned out from the controlling switch by the lift man, who has disappeared. - "An Amiable Charlatan", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- The idea of his controlling the St. Paul and Pacific was even amusing. - "The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series", John Moody.
- The idea of controlling the trade of the West by railroads was not new. - "The Paths of Inland Commerce A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway, Volume 21 in The Chronicles of America Series", Archer B. Hulbert.