What does controlling mean?

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con·trol·ling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. controlling(adj)

    able to control or determine policy

    "a controlling interest in the firm"

Wiktionary

  1. controlling(Adjective)

    Having control over a person or thing.

    His mother is very controlling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Controlling

    of Control

Editors Contribution

  1. controlling

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say controlling in sign language?

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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. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    They need to join the (air strike rotation) and they need to work more on controlling their border.

  2. Charles Porch:

    What Instagram is doing is giving all these ladies a direct line to their fans and, by having a direct line, they're controlling their message.

  3. Attorney Brian Coffman:

    The code of silence isn't just about not speaking, it's about controlling the narrative.

  4. Paulette Jordan:

    We are igniting a people who are often overlooked, ignored, and haven't been served for decades, these lands, they deserve representation. Republicans want what I want, they want independence. They want to be left alone. They want to live upon these lands with freedom. They don't want overregulation and the government controlling every aspect of their lives. They want the support they need.

  5. Khalaf Hammad:

    Iraqi security forces backed by volunteers (militias) are controlling central parts of Dhuluiya where the government offices are located, now Islamic State fighters are trapped in small areas in the town's northwest.

Images & Illustrations of controlling

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