Pronunciation of Regulate
/ɹˈɛɡjuːlˌe͡ɪt/, /ɹˈɛɡjuːlˌeɪt/, /ɹ_ˈɛ_ɡ_j_uː_l_ˌeɪ_t/
Synonyms for regulate:
cap, handle, tie.
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)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
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.
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.
Usage examples for regulate:
- This appears to me to be among the most pressing questions of the day, and I shall think well of the statesman, whoever he may be, who, with a just but firm hand, shall regulate the relations of these forces. - "Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2", Robert Ornsby.
- The articles of association regulate the admission of members. - "Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman", Albert Sidney Bolles.
- We will regulate our own amusements and pursuits. - "Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete", Matthew L. Davis.