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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Check the emission of (sound); Fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; Shape or influence; Bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage.

Usage examples (34)
  • regulate the temperature
  • We cannot regulate the way people dress
  • But, half the blame can be laid to the ambiguity of the term regulate, and also to the clause general welfare
  • A decision not to regulate is consistent with leaving matters to the states. for more
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