Notebook, 1993-



Management, Direction, Control, Rule, Order, Adjustment, Governing Direction or Law . . . . Manage, Adjust, Arrange, Dispose, Conduct, Set . . . . . Prescribed by or Conforming to . . . . Usual, Normal, Customary

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Regulation n. 1. a rule or order prescribed by authority, as to regulate conduct; a governing direction or law. 2. the act of regulating. 3. the state of being regulated. -adj. 4. prescribed by or conforming to regulation. 5. usual; normal; customary. -Syn. 2, 3. direction, management, control, adjustment.

Regulate v.t. 1. to conyrol or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc. 2. to adjust to some standard or requirement, as for amount, degree, etc. 3. to adjust so as to ensure accuracy of operation. 4. to put in good order. [< LL régulát(us) (ptp. of réguláre) = regul(a) (see regular) + -átus -ATE1] -Syn. 1. manage, order, adjust, arrange, dispose, conduct. 2. set.

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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