in control

Definition of in control

  1. 1 :  in the position of one who makes decisions He always wants to be in control.

  2. 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

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

    :  to incorporate suitable controls in

    :  to exercise restraining or directing influence over :  regulate

  1. :  an act or instance of controlling

    :  power or authority to guide or manage

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

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