in control

Definition of in control

1 :in the position of one who makes decisions
  • He always wants to be in control.
2 :not overly upset or excited :calm and able to think and act in a sensible way
  • In spite of the pressure to pass the test, he felt calm and in control.

Word by Word Definitions

control play
  1. : to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments

  2. : to incorporate suitable controls in

  3. : to exercise restraining or directing influence over : regulate

  1. : an act or instance of controlling

  2. : skill in the use of a tool, instrument, technique, or artistic medium

  3. : the regulation of economic activity especially by government directive


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