controlar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French contrôler.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

controlar (first-person singular present controlo, past participle controlat)

  1. to control

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French contrôler.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

controlar (first-person singular present indicative controlo, past participle controlado)

  1. (transitive) to control (to determine the behaviour of)
    Este dispositivo controla o motor.This device controls the motor.
    Ele controla seus adversários.He controls his adversaries.
  2. (transitive) to keep under control
    A polícia conseguiu controlar os hooligans.The police kept the hooligans under control.
    Synonyms: conter, segurar
  3. (transitive) to govern (to exercise sovereign authority)
    O partido nazista controlou a Alemanha por uma década.The Nazi party governed Germany for a decade.
    Synonyms: comandar, dirigir, governar
  4. (transitive, often takes a reflexive pronoun) to contain (to limit through restraint)
    Controla sua raiva.Contain your anger.
    Synonyms: conter, reter
  5. (transitive) to limit (not to allow to go beyond a certain bound)
    Conseguimos controlar a inflação.We managed to limit inflation.
    Synonyms: conter, limitar, segurar

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French contrôler.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kontɾoˈlaɾ/, [kõn̪t̪ɾoˈlaɾ]

VerbEdit

controlar (first-person singular present controlo, first-person singular preterite controlé, past participle controlado)

  1. to control, to rein in
  2. to manage, to handle (e.g. managing symptoms, pain, stress or emotions)
  3. to monitor, to check, to supervise, to oversee, to verify, to regulate, to check on
  4. (reflexive) to be controlled, to be managed
  5. (reflexive) to be monitored, to be checked
  6. (reflexive) to get a grip (i.e. to control oneself)

ConjugationEdit