Definition of under control
: able to be handled or managed with success : not out of control She remained calm and kept the situation under control. A year after the divorce, he finally got his life back under control. The firefighters got the fire under control. You need to get your drinking/gambling/anger under control.
Word by Word Definitions
: in or into a position below or beneath something
: below or short of some quantity, level, or limit
: in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness
: below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by
: subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of
: receiving or undergoing the action or effect of
: lower in rank or authority : subordinate
: 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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