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1. regulate, modulate, adjust, set, correct

usage: fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch"

2. regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern, decide, make up one's mind, determine

usage: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"

3. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate, cause, do, make

usage: shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"

4. baffle, regulate, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: check the emission of (sound)

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