controlling meaning


    Definition of controlling in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREcontro-SUF-ling
    1. present participle of control.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore controllingSUPmost controlling
      1. Having control over a person or thing.
        1. His mother is very controlling.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The impact on workers is fairly obvious but I believe that managerial jobs have also been deskilled by the adoption of controlling systems and procedures.
        • The court intervened to reapportion the voting districts that had been unfairly laid out under the controlling party's regime.
        • The controlling party had apportioned the voting districts such that their party would be favored in the next election.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
        Related Links:
        1. en controllingly
        2. en controllingness
        3. en controlling image
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of controlling for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "controlling" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
        Difficultness: Level 3
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        Definite    ➨     Versatile