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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Kimano M. Edwards:

    The chief issue controlling our most consequential decisions isn’t determining whether we can; it’s figuring out whether we should.

  2. Bryan King:

    These investigators were able to take advantage of a very large population database to look within families and compare the risk for siblings who were induced versus those who were n’t, thus better controlling for other genetic and environmental risks.

  3. Thomas Husson:

    Controlling how people use these tools seems very difficult as we have seen with ISIS or this tragic event in Paris.

  4. Kimano M. Edwards:

    The chief issue controlling our most consequential decisions isn’t determining whether we can—it’s figuring out whether we should.

  5. 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.

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