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Why did the earthquake and tsunami occur in Japan? Was it the act of an angry God? No, it was the result of the movement and collision of the earth's tectonic plates - a process driven by the earth's need to regulate its own internal temperature. Without the process that creates earthquake, our planet could not sustain life.
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Meaning of "regulate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REGULATE

From Late Latin rēgulāre to control, from Latin rēgula a ruler.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REGULATE

regulate  [ˈrɛɡjʊˌleɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REGULATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Regulate is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb regulate in English.

WHAT DOES REGULATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Regulate

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Definition of regulate in the English dictionary

The first definition of regulate in the dictionary is to adjust as required; control. Other definition of regulate is to adjust so that it operates correctly. Regulate is also to bring into conformity with a rule, principle, or usage.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REGULATE

PRESENT

Present
I regulate
you regulate
he/she/it regulates
we regulate
you regulate
they regulate
Present continuous
I am regulating
you are regulating
he/she/it is regulating
we are regulating
you are regulating
they are regulating
Present perfect
I have regulated
you have regulated
he/she/it has regulated
we have regulated
you have regulated
they have regulated
Present perfect continuous
I have been regulating
you have been regulating
he/she/it has been regulating
we have been regulating
you have been regulating
they have been regulating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I regulated
you regulated
he/she/it regulated
we regulated
you regulated
they regulated
Past continuous
I was regulating
you were regulating
he/she/it was regulating
we were regulating
you were regulating
they were regulating
Past perfect
I had regulated
you had regulated
he/she/it had regulated
we had regulated
you had regulated
they had regulated
Past perfect continuous
I had been regulating
you had been regulating
he/she/it had been regulating
we had been regulating
you had been regulating
they had been regulating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will regulate
you will regulate
he/she/it will regulate
we will regulate
you will regulate
they will regulate
Future continuous
I will be regulating
you will be regulating
he/she/it will be regulating
we will be regulating
you will be regulating
they will be regulating
Future perfect
I will have regulated
you will have regulated
he/she/it will have regulated
we will have regulated
you will have regulated
they will have regulated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been regulating
you will have been regulating
he/she/it will have been regulating
we will have been regulating
you will have been regulating
they will have been regulating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would regulate
you would regulate
he/she/it would regulate
we would regulate
you would regulate
they would regulate
Conditional continuous
I would be regulating
you would be regulating
he/she/it would be regulating
we would be regulating
you would be regulating
they would be regulating
Conditional perfect
I would have regulate
you would have regulate
he/she/it would have regulate
we would have regulate
you would have regulate
they would have regulate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been regulating
you would have been regulating
he/she/it would have been regulating
we would have been regulating
you would have been regulating
they would have been regulating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you regulate
we let´s regulate
you regulate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to regulate
Past participle
regulated
Present Participle
regulating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REGULATE


accumulate
əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt
calculate
ˈkælkjʊˌleɪt
circulate
ˈsɜːkjʊˌleɪt
coagulate
kəʊˈæɡjʊˌleɪt
congratulate
kənˈɡrætjʊˌleɪt
cumulate
ˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt
ejaculate
ɪˈdʒækjʊˌleɪt
emulate
ˈɛmjʊˌleɪt
encapsulate
ɪnˈkæpsjʊˌleɪt
formulate
ˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt
insulate
ˈɪnsjʊˌleɪt
manipulate
məˈnɪpjʊˌleɪt
modulate
ˈmɒdjʊˌleɪt
populate
ˈpɒpjʊˌleɪt
postulate
ˈpɒstjʊˌleɪt
reformulate
riːˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt
simulate
ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt
speculate
ˈspɛkjʊˌleɪt
stimulate
ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪt
stipulate
ˈstɪpjʊˌleɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REGULATE

regular
regular gas
regular gasoline
regular hexahedron
regular icosahedron
regularisation
regularise
regularity
regularization
regularize
regularly
regulated tenancy
regulation
regulation time
regulative
regulatively
regulator
regulator gene
regulatory
regulatory risk

WORDS THAT END LIKE REGULATE

absquatulate
ambulate
articulate
chocolate
consulate
copulate
demodulate
depopulate
deregulate
emasculate
geniculate
immaculate
matriculate
ovulate
particulate
recirculate
repopulate
reticulate
triangulate
undulate
ungulate

Synonyms and antonyms of regulate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REGULATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «regulate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of regulate

Translation of «regulate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REGULATE

Find out the translation of regulate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of regulate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «regulate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

控制 >
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

controlar
570 millions of speakers

English

regulate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विनियमित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تنظيم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

регулировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

regular
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়ন্ত্রণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réguler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengawal selia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

regulieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

規制する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

규제하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngatur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điều chỉnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டுப்படுத்தும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियमन करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

düzenlemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

regolamentare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

regulowania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

регулювати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

reglementa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρυθμίζει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reguleer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

reglera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

regulere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of regulate

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REGULATE»

The term «regulate» is very widely used and occupies the 15.503 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REGULATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about regulate

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10 QUOTES WITH «REGULATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word regulate.
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Pamela Adlon
You can't regulate what these kids are being exposed to on the Internet. It's so way out of control. All you can do is just try to talk to your own kids.
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Mary Bono
At its core, the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet will force businesses and people to check first with the government and get permission to innovate.
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Mary Bono
For years, my colleagues and I - primarily Republicans but also some Democrats - have introduced legislation and written to the FCC asking the commission to cease attempts to regulate the Internet unless given the clear authority to do so by Congress.
4
Corrine Brown
Marriage has historically been in the domain of the States to regulate.
5
Jim Cooper
Immortality awaits the legislator fortunate enough to have a significant law named after him. Think of Pell grants or Stafford loans for students, Sarbanes-Oxley to regulate Wall Street, or the Hyde Amendment on abortions.
6
Jay Cutler
The more you put in your body, the more you have to regulate it with insulin. So later kickoffs, you're talking about breakfast, lunch and a pregame meal, so that's more food you've got to be aware of and what you put in your body. A noon game, light breakfast, a little fruit and some insulin, and I'm good to go.
7
Peter DeFazio
About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it.
8
Charles Duhigg
Way back in 2000, the EPA was poised, and, in fact, had drafted a rule, to specially regulate pollution - water pollution and other types of pollution - from power plants, but the energy industry pushed back pretty significantly.
9
John T. Flynn
These code authorities could regulate production, quantities, qualities, prices, distribution methods, etc., under the supervision of the NRA. This was fascism.
10
Adam Hamilton
Why did the earthquake and tsunami occur in Japan? Was it the act of an angry God? No, it was the result of the movement and collision of the earth's tectonic plates - a process driven by the earth's need to regulate its own internal temperature. Without the process that creates earthquake, our planet could not sustain life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REGULATE»

Discover the use of regulate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to regulate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Calm Energy: How People Regulate Mood with Food and Exercise
But this is not just emotional eating as previously known; rather it is a new scientific analysis of exactly how different moods affect eating.
Robert E. Thayer, 2003
2
Regulate!
There is action, there are characters. Regulate! The Manual is also interactive. There are things for you to do as you regulate your way through life. There are tricks and traps inside of Regulate. Regulate!
Clarence M. Allen, 2009
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Broadband: Should We Regulate High-speed Internet Access?
Broadband policy is controversial in large part because of the differences in the regulatory regimes faced by different types of carriers. This asymmetric regulation is the focus of this volume.
Robert W. Crandall, James H. Alleman, 2002
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Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income
For two decades economic and social policy in most of the world has been guided by the notion that economies function best when they are fully exposed to competitive market forces.
Jim Stanford, Leah F. Vosko, 2004
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Using Economic Incentives to Regulate Toxic Substances
Using case studies, the authors evaluate the potential attractiveness of incentive-based policies for the regulation of four specific toxic substances: chlorinated solvents, formaldehyde, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants.
Molly K. Macauley, Michael D. Bowes, Karen L. Palmer, 1992
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P38 MAPKs Coordinately Regulate Distinct Phases of Autophagy ...
p38 mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) control the endocytic trafficking of various growth-related cell surface receptors and transporters.
Shankar Varadarajan, 2008
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Why Regulate Utilities?: The New Institutional Economics and ...
A coherent argument in favor of regulating utilities
Werner Troesken, 1996
8
Washington alphabet: seven agencies that regulate business
Traces the history, powers, influence, and future of seven independent Government agencies that regulate business in the United States.
Mary Sagarin, 1968
9
The International Economic Law Revolution and the Right to ...
88 It is unlikely, although not impossible, that the protected party would be able to police one activity of management but not the other. 89 Subsidiarity responds to the question of what is the most efficient level at which to regulate. See part IV ...
Joel P. Trachtman, 2006
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To Regulate Radio Communication: Hearings April 28, 1910 on ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William P. 1831-1911 Frye, United States. Congress. Senate. Committ, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REGULATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term regulate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Regulate all messaging, voice call apps: Assocham
NEW DELHI: Welcoming the proposal to regulate domestic Internet call services provided by apps like WhatsApp and Viber, industry body Assocham has said ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Tribal panel aims to regulate oil on part of North Dakota reservation
"We have the full authority to regulate and monitor all activity within our boundaries," said Ted Lone Fight, chairman of the newly formed West Segment ... «Casper Star-Tribune Online, Jun 15»
3
Taxi drivers condemn Labor's proposal to regulate Uber in NSW
“The parliament should regulate to protect consumers and drivers by putting in place some basic standards. “We should have a race to the top, not the bottom, ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
4
Vancouver becomes first city to regulate pot dispensaries in Canada
Regulating marijuana in the same manner [as alcohol] could mean as much as tripling its use by youth,” the statement said. “These stores have absolutely no ... «The Globe and Mail, Jun 15»
5
Uber presents challenge for Jackson to regulate
Taxicab owners and drivers want the city of Jackson to regulate Uber, the ride-booking service, but council members say the city is hampered in regulating Uber ... «Jackson Clarion Ledger, Jun 15»
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Maui GMO case judge focuses on county authority to regulate
Bronster said the specialist's mandate was to inspect every regulated field in the state, and he conducted more than 1,000 inspections on fields during the last ... «Washington Times, Jun 15»
7
Victoria moves to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries
“The purpose of this report is to seek council direction on the regulation of medical marijuana businesses within the city.” Victoria's city council is following the ... «CHEK, May 15»
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'Regulate Rhode Island' installs marijuana billboard
It has been pointed out that Rhode Island has a brain-drain problem and passing this legislation can help reverse that trend,” said Jared Moffat of Regulate ... «WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, May 15»
9
Will Vancouver be Canada's first to regulate pot shops?
From The Vancouver Sun's recent reporting on Vancouver's attempt to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries, which would make it the first Canadian city to ... «The Cannabist, Apr 15»
10
Do-Si-Don't: China To Regulate Outdoor Square-Dancing
China.org.cn, China's national online news service, is reporting that the country's General Administration of Sport and Ministry of Culture are planning to regulate ... «NPR, Mar 15»

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