HyperDic: regulation

English > 7 senses of the word regulation:
NOUNcommunicationregulation, ordinancean authoritative rule
cognitionregulation, rulea principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
stateregulationthe state of being controlled or governed
processregulation(embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered
actregulation, regularization, regularisationthe act of bringing to uniformity
actregulation, regulatingthe act of controlling or directing / directing according to rule
ADJECTIVEallregulationprescribed by or according to regulation
regulation > pronunciation
Soundsreh.gyahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > regulation: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPrescribed by or according to regulation.
Example"regulation army equipment"
Broaderstandardconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
English > regulation: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn authoritative rule.
Synonymordinance
Narrowerage limitregulation establishing the maximum age for doing something or holding some position
assizeThe regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale
game lawA regulation intended to manage or preserve game animals
speed limitregulation establishing the top speed permitted on a given road
Broaderrule, prescriptPrescribed guide for conduct or action
Spanishordenamiento
Catalanordenament
English > regulation: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.
Example "short haircuts were the regulation"
Synonymrule
Narrowercy pres, rule of cy pres, cy pres doctrineA rule that when literal compliance is impossible the intention of a donor or testator should be carried out as nearly as possible
guidepost, guideline, rule of thumbA rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
restriction, limitationA principle that limits the extent of something
working principle, working ruleA rule that is adequate to permit work to be done
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishnorma, regla, regulación
Catalannorma, regla, regulació
Verbsregulatebring into conformity with rules or principles / principles or usage
English > regulation: 7 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being controlled or governed.
Broaderdominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, controlThe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
Spanishreglamento
Catalanreglament
English > regulation: 7 senses > noun 4, process
Meaning(embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered.
CategoryembryologyThe branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
English > regulation: 7 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of bringing to uniformity; making regular.
Synonymsregularization, regularisation
BroadercontrolThe activity of managing or exerting control over something
Spanishregularización
Verbsregulatebring into conformity with rules or principles / principles or usage
English > regulation: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of controlling or directing / directing according to rule.
Example"fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
Synonymregulating
NarrowerdevaluationAn official lowering of a nation's currency
gun controlefforts to regulate or control sales of guns
indexationA system of economic regulation
limitation, restrictionAn act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
timingThe regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)
BroadercontrolThe activity of managing or exerting control over something
Spanishnormativa, regulación
Catalanregulació
Verbsregulateshape or influence

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