bring+under+control

  • 1 bring under control — get a grip on, gain mastery over, subdue, master, bridle …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 under control — phrase if something is under control, people are able to limit it or make it do what they want it to do It was several hours before firefighters could get the blaze under control. keep/​have something under control: He sometimes has difficulty… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 bring something under control — bring/get/keep sth under conˈtrol idiom to succeed in dealing with sth so that it does not cause any damage or hurt anyone • It took two hours to bring the fire under control. • Please keep your dog under control! Main entry: ↑controlidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 under control — ► if a situation is under control, it is being dealt with successfully and is unlikely to create any problems: bring/get/keep sth under control »The Fed would likely raise rates gradually to keep inflation under control. → See also BUDGETARY… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 bring under subjection — index discipline (control) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 get something under control — bring/get/keep sth under conˈtrol idiom to succeed in dealing with sth so that it does not cause any damage or hurt anyone • It took two hours to bring the fire under control. • Please keep your dog under control! Main entry: ↑controlidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 keep something under control — bring/get/keep sth under conˈtrol idiom to succeed in dealing with sth so that it does not cause any damage or hurt anyone • It took two hours to bring the fire under control. • Please keep your dog under control! Main entry: ↑controlidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 bring to heel — ► bring to heel bring under control. Main Entry: ↑heel …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Control chart — One of the Seven Basic Tools of Quality First described by Walter A. Shewhart …

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  • 10 Under — Un der, adv. In a lower, subject, or subordinate condition; in subjection; used chiefly in a few idiomatic phrases; as, to bring under, to reduce to subjection; to subdue; to keep under, to keep in subjection; to control; to go under, to be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 bring someone to heel — bring/call/someone to heel phrase to make someone do what you want them to do Thesaurus: to nag or force someone to do somethingsynonym Main entry: heel * * * bring someone under control …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 bring someone to heel — bring someone under control. → heel …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 control — 1 noun 1 MAKE SB/STH DO WHAT YOU WANT (U) the ability or power to make someone or something do what you want: Generally your driving s OK, but your clutch control isn t very good. (+ of/over): Babies are born with very little control over their… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 control — n. 1) to establish; exercise, exert control over 2) to assume, take control of 3) to bring smt. under control (the fire was finally brought under control) 4) to wrest control from 5) to lose control of (she lost control of the car) 6) absolute;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 control — con|trol1 W1S1 [kənˈtrəul US ˈtroul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(make somebody/something do what you want)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(way of limiting something)¦ 4¦(ability to stay calm)¦ 5¦(machine/vehicle)¦ 6¦(people who organize activity)¦ 7¦(scientific test)¦… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 control — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 power over sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, full, total ▪ effective, proper (esp. BrE) ▪ close …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 Control theory — For control theory in psychology and sociology, see control theory (sociology) and Perceptual Control Theory. The concept of the feedback loop to control the dynamic behavior of the system: this is negative feedback, because the sensed value is… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 control — /kən trəυl/ noun 1. the power or ability to direct something ● The company is under the control of three shareholders. ♦ to lose control of a business to find that you have less than 50% of the shares in a company, and so are not longer able to… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 19 control — /kən trəυl/ noun 1. the power or ability to direct something ● The company is under the control of three shareholders. ● Top management exercises tight control over spending. ♦ to gain control of a business to buy more than 50% of the shares so… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 20 bring — /brɪŋ / (say bring) verb (t) (brought, bringing) 1. to cause to come with oneself; take along to the place or person sought; conduct or convey. 2. to cause to come, as to a recipient or possessor, to the mind or knowledge, into a particular… …

    Australian English dictionary


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