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regulate

verb

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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

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2 to look after and make decisions about
  • the government agency that regulates the nuclear power industry in this country

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The first known use of regulate was in the 15th century

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“Regulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/regulate. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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