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Definitions of regulating

  1. the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for regulating

  1. In 1796 the question of regulating the labourers' wages by Parliament was raised; but Pitt, remembering such schemes had always failed, was hostile, and the matter dropped. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  2. Feeling as we do, the latter said, that a divine providence has given a girl- child to the world on account of our earnest prayers, we think we have a certain right to give our advice, to urge that you, my dear Florence, should allow us the opportunity of regulating her education and securing her future. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie