fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
"regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch"
regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern(verb)
bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
"We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
put, govern, ordain, regularise, order, dictate, arrange, set up, say, grade, ordinate, range, influence, determine, mold, baffle, consecrate, rule, enjoin, modulate, rank, rate, tell, shape, prescribe, place, regularize
determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate(verb)
shape or influence; give direction to
"experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
mildew, settle, baffle, square up, work, shape, fix, find, square off, forge, modulate, determine, see, find out, govern, cast, form, define, specify, mould, regularize, watch, regularise, mold, tempt, charm, make up one's mind, decide, ascertain, influence, limit, act upon, learn, set, model, order, check
check the emission of (sound)
baffle, stupefy, scotch, stick, perplex, bilk, shape, get, mystify, frustrate, flummox, beat, order, foil, nonplus, modulate, determine, dumbfound, thwart, govern, regularize, regularise, amaze, mold, gravel, bewilder, cross, vex, influence, puzzle, spoil, pose
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We intended this paper to serve as a humble blueprint for how researchers can use this technology to study the functions of coral genes, we are currently conducting experiments investigating how specific genes regulate coral skeletal formation, or calcification, for example. However, we expect this technique could be useful to identify genes involved in many other ecologically important traits such as thermal tolerance or coral bleaching.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidise it.
Alcohol increases insulin levels and lowers blood glucose, so combining alcohol with anti-diabetic drugs that regulate glucose levels could cause an undesirable drop in blood sugar. And, over time, it could contribute to insulin insensitivity, our findings highlight a major gap in the literature.
It simply isn't believable that she will now aggressively seek to regulate the securities industry should she become president.
Chinese regulators... just intend to regulate them as per the law, financing access, for both giants and startups, has n’t changed and will keep being available.
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