regulate


regulate

verb

Definition of REGULATE

1
to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression) <you would be well advised to regulate your enthusiasm for the venture and pause to consider the risk involved>
Antonyms lose
2
to look after and make decisions about <the government agency that regulates the nuclear power industry in this country>

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