Antonyms for regulate:

deregulate, disarrange, disturb, disorganize, confuse.

Synonyms for regulate:

Sense 1

constrict, manage, overregulate, calibrate, align, peg out, hedge with, circumscribe, delimit, restrain, reconcile, tighten up, preset, demarcate, stipulate, curtail, readjust, localize, marginalize.

Sense 2

edit, diagnose, delineate, restrict, mark off, administer, tighten, calibration.

Sense 3

provide, ration, tune up, zero, dominate.

Sense 4

seize, curb, confine, police, tune, keep down, conquer, attune, keep to.

Sense 5


Sense 6

tame, stem.

Sense 8


Sense 10

cap, handle, tie.

Sense 11

release, keep.


act upon.


regularize, normalize.





Other synonyms and related words:

ascertain, mystify, dumbfound, institutionalize, influence, tone, align, bridle, level, diagnose, set up, regularise, define, readjust, foil, modulate, delimit, consecrate, gravel, tell, constrain, curtail, frustrate, tune, rule, inflect, bewilder, spoil, prescribe, confine, preside, see, puzzle, find, find out, seize, forge, keep, handle, mold, homogenize, manage, preset, enjoin, specify, baffle, restrict, stick, administer, dictate, contain, vex, attune, range, square off, tune up, oversee, say, act upon, cap, put, charm, regularize, determine, inhibit, circumscribe, conform, administrate, amaze, demarcate, mould, bilk, beat, ordain, cure, superintend, get, mildew, police, pose, reconcile, calibrate, govern, stupefy, cross, calibration, edit, tame, adjust, flummox, tempt, limit, learn, decide, supervise, perplex, provide, check, tie, condition, carry on, model, ordinate, curb, nonplus, restrain, mark off, thwart, stem, operate.

Sense 1 (noun)

diagnose, calibrate, calibration, preset, manage, tune up, zero.

Sense 2 (noun)

confine, restrict, cure, readjust, reconcile, keep down.

Sense 4 (noun)

tune, attune.

regulate (noun)

influence, order, shape, govern, set, modulate, baffle, regularize, determine, mold.

change (verb)


homogenize (verb)

conform, homogenize, level.

manage, organize (verb)

classify, readjust, Methodize, supervise, adjust, tune, order, oversee, control, handle, rule, administer, set, arrange, systematize, settle, superintend, reconcile, modulate, govern, fix, determine, tune up, balance.

order (verb)

collate, organize, grade, systematize, mediate, harmonize, compose, schedule, schematize, rationalize, pigeonhole, class, arrange, structure, form, unify, orchestrate, group, integrate, screen, rate, order, program, stratify, balance, cast, sort, categorize, support, separate, sift, devise, control, classify, chart, marshal, design, subordinate, plan, maintain, adjust, settle, stabilize, Methodize, shape, establish, plot, type, rank, normalize, set, frame, prepare, place, scheme, fix, unsnarl, right, array, score.

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