Meaning of regulate
Pronunciation: (reg'yu-lāt"), [key]
— -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
- to control or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc.: to regulate household expenses.
- to adjust to some standard or requirement, as amount, degree, etc.: to regulate the temperature.
- to adjust so as to ensure accuracy of operation: to regulate a watch.
- to put in good order: to regulate the digestion.
- regulate (Thesaurus)