[reg-yuh-leyt] /ˈrɛg yəˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), regulated, regulating.
to control or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc.:
to regulate household expenses.
to adjust to some standard or requirement, as amount, degree, etc.:
to regulate the temperature.
to adjust so as to ensure accuracy of operation:
to regulate a watch.
to put in good order:
to regulate the digestion.
to adjust (the amount of heat, sound, etc, of something) as required; control
to adjust (an instrument or appliance) so that it operates correctly
to bring into conformity with a rule, principle, or usage
early 15c., “adjust by rule, control,” from Late Latin regulatus, past participle of regulare “to control by rule, direct,” from Latin regula “rule” (see regular). Meaning “to govern by restriction” is from 1620s. Related: Regulated; regulating.
regulate reg·u·late (rěg’yə-lāt’)
v. reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing, reg·u·lates
reg’u·la’tive or reg’u·la·to’ry (-lə-tôr’ē) adj.
[mis-ri-mem-ber] /ˌmɪs rɪˈmɛm bər/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to incorrectly. 2. to fail to ; forget. v. 1530s, from mis- (1) + remember. Related: Misremembered; misremembering.
burning of waters, supposed to be salt-pans, or lime-kilns, or glass-factories, a place to which Joshua pursued a party of Canaanites after the defeat of Jabin (Josh. 11:8). It is identified with the ruin Musheirifeh, at the promontory of en-Nakhurah, some 11 miles north of Acre.
[mis-ri-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˌmɪs rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/ verb (used with object) 1. to report incorrectly or falsely. noun 2. an incorrect or false report. /ˌmɪsrɪˈpɔːt/ verb 1. (transitive) to report falsely or inaccurately noun 2. an inaccurate or false report v. c.1400, from mis- (1) + report (v.). Related: Misreported; misreporting.
[mis-rep-ri-zent] /ˌmɪs rɛp rɪˈzɛnt/ verb (used with object) 1. to incorrectly, improperly, or falsely. 2. to in an unsatisfactory manner. /ˌmɪsrɛprɪˈzɛnt/ verb 1. (transitive) to represent wrongly or inaccurately v. 1640s, from mis- (1) + represent. Related: Misrepresented; misrepresenting.