Regulate

  • 1 Regulate — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Regulate» Sencillo de Warren G y Nate Dogg del álbum Regulate...G Funk Era y Above the Rim (soundtrack) Publicación 28 de abril, 1994 Formato …

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  • 2 Regulate — Reg u*late ( l[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regulated} ( l[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Regulating}.] [L. regulatus, p. p. of regulare, fr. regula. See {Regular}.] 1. To adjust by rule, method, or established mode; to direct by rule or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 regulate — reg‧u‧late [ˈregjleɪt] verb [transitive] LAW to check that business activities, financial activities etc are legal and fair: • The Personal Investment Authority regulates the selling of ISAs to the public. • Many futures exchanges are closely… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 regulate — reg·u·late vt lat·ed, lat·ing 1: to govern or direct according to rule 2 a: to bring under the control of law b: to make regulations for or concerning Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Regulate — may refer to: * Regulation * Regulate (song) * Regulate...G Funk Era (album) …

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  • 6 regulate — [reg′yə lāt΄] vt. regulated, regulating [< LL regulatus, pp. of regulare, to rule, regulate < L regula, a RULE] 1. to control, direct, or govern according to a rule, principle, or system 2. to adjust to a particular standard, rate, degree,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 regulate — 1630s, from L.L. regulatus, pp. of regulare to control by rule, direct (5c.), from L. regula rule (see REGULAR (Cf. regular)). Related: Regulated; regulating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 regulate — *adjust, fix Analogous words: *order, arrange, organize, systematize, methodize: temper, *moderate: *correct, rectify …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 regulate — [v] manage, organize adapt, adjust, administer, allocate, arrange, balance, classify, conduct, control, coordinate, correct, determine, direct, dispose, fit, fix, govern, guide, handle, improve, legislate, measure, methodize, moderate, modulate,… …

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  • 10 regulate — ► VERB 1) control or maintain the rate or speed of (a machine or process). 2) control or supervise by means of rules and regulations. DERIVATIVES regulative adjective regulator noun regulatory adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 regulate — verb ADVERB ▪ closely, heavily, strictly, tightly ▪ The use of these chemicals is strictly regulated. ▪ carefully, properly ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 regulate — regulative /reg yeuh lay tiv, yeuh leuh tiv/, regulatory /reg yeuh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. regulatively, adv. /reg yeuh layt /, v.t., regulated, regulating. 1. to control or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc.: to regulate household… …

    Universalium

  • 13 regulate — transitive verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin regulatus, past participle of regulare, from Latin regula rule Date: 15th century 1. a. to govern or direct according to rule b. (1) to bring under the control of law or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 regulate */*/ — UK [ˈreɡjʊleɪt] / US [ˈreɡjəˌleɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms regulate : present tense I/you/we/they regulate he/she/it regulates present participle regulating past tense regulated past participle regulated 1) to control an activity, process,… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 regulate — reg•u•late [[t]ˈrɛg yəˌleɪt[/t]] v. t. lat•ed, lat•ing 1) to control or direct by a rule, principle, or method 2) to adjust in accordance with some standard or requirement, as of amount or degree: to regulate the temperature[/ex] 3) to adjust so… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 regulate — /ˈrɛgjəleɪt / (say regyuhlayt) verb (t) (regulated, regulating) 1. to control or direct by rule, principle, method, etc. 2. to adjust to some standard or requirement, as amount, degree, etc.: to regulate the temperature. 3. to adjust so as to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 regulate — [[t]re̱gjʊleɪt[/t]] regulates, regulating, regulated VERB To regulate an activity or process means to control it, especially by means of rules. [V n] The powers of the European Commission to regulate competition in the Community are increasing …

    English dictionary

  • 18 regulate — To fix, establish, or control; to adjust by rule, method, or established mode; to direct by rule or restriction; to subject to governing principles or laws. The power of Congress to regulate commerce is the power to enact all appropriate… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 regulate — To replace confusion with order. To control or direct, To place and enforce limitations and restrictions upon conduct. Nichols v Yandra, 151 Fla 87, 9 So 2d 157, 144 ALR 1351; Thielen v Kostelecky, 69 ND 410, 287 NW 513, 124 ALR 820. To foster,… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 regulate — reg·u·late reg yə .lāt vt, lat·ed; lat·ing 1) to control or direct according to rule or law <regulate the testing of experimental drugs> 2) to fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of reg·u·la·to·ry lə .tōr ē, .tȯr adj …

    Medical dictionary