What does controlling mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. controllingadjective

    able to control or determine policy

    "a controlling interest in the firm"

Wiktionary

  1. controllingadjective

    Having control over a person or thing.

    His mother is very controlling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Controlling

    of Control

Editors Contribution

  1. controllingverb

    Verb form of the word control.

    Controlling the budget was essential for the wedding and they did it easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

How to pronounce controlling?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of controlling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of controlling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of controlling in a Sentence

  1. Michael Mina:

    We have the FDA that is kind of all controlling in some ways of what tests are available, the The FDA, unfortunately, only has a single lens through which to look at a coronavirus test. Their only mandate, when it comes to testing, is to evaluate medical diagnostic tests.

  2. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer:

    In Daimler and BMW, you have a supervisory board that is controlling the CEO. But at VW you have no such authority.

  3. Oh Yu-hwan:

    Prevention is the best way to counter the virus, the government should step up controlling wild boars, otherwise it could threaten the foundation of the industry.

  4. Kenneth Davidson:

    If you look at the X-51, the size is slightly too big to put it on our current bombers, it was made as a demonstrator. There’s no weapon in it. There are no sensors on board for controlling the guidance. So we’re looking at making it more durable, getting the guidance control developed so that it can become a weapon system, developing the ordnance.

  5. Barbara Bowman:

    It makes me sick, and it sends a very wrong message about what consent really means, consent is not the absence of a' no.' And when you put drugs and alcohol in the mix, and put a person into a state of impairment and incapacitation where they're not able to respond in a normal setting, it's manipulative. It's diabolical. It's controlling. And it's typical behavior and thinking of a sociopath.

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