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    regulate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word regulate

    Definition
    (verb) fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
    Synonyms : modulate
    Example Sentence
    • regulate the temperature
    • modulate the pitch
    Definition
    (verb) bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    Synonyms : govern , order , regularise , regularize
    Example Sentence
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
    Definition
    (verb) shape or influence; give direction to
    Synonyms : determine , influence , mold , shape
    Example Sentence
    • experience often determines ability
    • mold public opinion
    Definition
    (verb) check the emission of (sound)
    Synonyms : baffle
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