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controlled

adjective

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controlled

verb
past tense of control

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1 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • you must learn to control your temper

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2 to gain emotional or mental control of
  • he controlled himself only with the greatest difficulty in the face of his opponent's insulting remarks

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3 to exercise authority or power over
  • circumstances often control the choices we make in life

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4 to look after and make decisions about
  • during the period that she controlled the company it was highly profitable

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The first known use of controlled was in 1581

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“Controlled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/controlled. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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