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regulate meaning

EN[ˈɹɛgjəleɪt]
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    Definition of regulate in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGregulatesPRregulatingPT, PPregulatedPREré-SUF-ate
    1. To dictate policy.
      1. To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
        1. To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.
          1. To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
            1. to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time
            2. to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.
          2. To put or maintain in order.
            1. to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances
            2. to regulate one's eating habits
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • This system mainly regulates the blood pressure and maintains hydromineral homeostasis.
            • Other regular 4-node motifs confirmed the presence of diamond, biparallel and bifan motifs (often built by two regulatory and two regulated genes).
            • to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Verbs
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          Grammatically, this word "regulate" is a verb.
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