[ US /kənˈtɹoʊɫd/ ]
[ UK /kəntɹˈə‍ʊld/ ]
  1. restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
    the controlled release of water from reservoirs
    controlled emotions
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How To Use controlled In A Sentence

  • He's managed to stay calm and controlled when the other slebs have been going a bit mad, and just got on with the winning.
  • In their summary, they state that this ape's vocal organ is not capable of producing delicately modulated or controlled sounds.
  • The altitudinal distribution of Earth-surface processes is controlled by all these factors.
  • Service providers haven't completely snapped their wallets shut, but the emphasis for the near-term will be on controlled spending as they look for ways to grow revenues.
  • The depth and rate of breathing are controlled by special centres in the brain, which influence the nerves that cause contraction and relaxation of the muscles of respiration.
  • Stahl Real Estate has applied to demolish two early 20th century buildings, but preservationists are firing back, arguing that the 190 rent-stabilized and rent-controlled apartments, which sit between 64th and 65th streets near York Avenue, have played a vital role housing lower- and middle-class tenants for nearly a century. New Spat Over Upper East Side Rent
  • BDC is currently conducting a Phase two placebo-controlled proof of concept study with the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor, etanercept, epidurally administered to a minimum of 40 patients with sciatica. THE MEDICAL NEWS
  • In the early 1800s, the French weaver Joseph Jacquard invented a loom in which a series of punched cards controlled the patterns of cloth and carpet produced.
  • For once I controlled myself and didn't berate her as a feeling of dread spread through me. THE EXECUTION
  • Founded by the British in1781, it was called Stabroek while it was controlled by the Dutch and was renamed Georgetown in1812. Population, 78, 500.
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