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 Meanings and Examples of REGULATE
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regulate
 v.  control something, especially by making it work in a particular way; fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
Classic Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
1  In general, they conspired to regulate the conduct of his life; they turned him towards the gloom; they rendered him kindly and simple; they counselled him to the same things.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
2  Since my convalescence I have so many affairs of this kind on my hands that I am forced to regulate them a little.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID
3  He wished to hasten their steps; but Athos took his arm and passed it under his own, and the young man was forced to regulate his pace by that of his friend.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR
4  There are here no procurators who regulate successions beforehand.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
5  There was a chairman to regulate the proceedings, and this functionary now took the case into his own hands.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
6  His wife was a thin, pale, sharp kind of person with no fortune of her own, and the misfortune of having to regulate her husband's rather sordid amorous exploits.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
7  There was a spasmodic abandonment about it as if, in allowing herself to utter the sound the woman's brain had authorized what it could not regulate.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
8  As for me, my own affairs are regulate; and as I have nothing else to do, I shall go make arrangements for the travel.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  He performed these two social duties for old dignity's sake but conceded nothing further to the conventions which regulate the civic life.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
10  The first who attempted to pass a law to this effect was the tribune Terentillus, who proposed that a committee of five should be named to consider and regulate the power of the consuls.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIX.
11  This clock, of course, all the hundred or more workmen depended upon to regulate their hours of beginning and ending the day's work.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
12  It would be ridiculous in me to regulate my conduct by such caprices.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
13  And so you maintain that the laborer himself is an element to be studied and to regulate the choice of methods in agriculture.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 14
14  To make up for this, at home Pierre had the right to regulate his life and that of the whole family exactly as he chose.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER X
15  He has regulated all his charities.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
Example Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
16  They appear masters in the art of making regulations work their way.
17  Find out ahead of time what regulations apply to your situation.
18  These regulations apply to everyone, without exception.
19  These regulations ensure the humane treatment of all refugees.
20  The new regulations will be of benefit to everyone concerned.
21  ASH, the anti-smoking group, called the new regulations a turning point in the campaign against smoking.
22  These regulations are inapplicable to visitors from outside the European Community.
23  The European Union has proposed new regulations to control the hours worked by its employees.
24  The regulations are designed to encourage lower consumption of water.
25  I've had a crafty idea for getting round the regulations.
26  Succumbing to pressure from the chemical industry, Governor Blakely amended the regulations.
27  Local fishermen are protesting about the latest government regulations.
28  In order to maintain profit margins health and safety regulations are often put to one side.
29  Every member of the organization should be constant to its regulations.
30  I need to acquaint myself with the new regulations.