Definitions of regulating

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

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
  3. By regulating the money price of labour, it regulates that of manufacturing art, and industry; and by regulating both, it regulates that of the complete manufacture. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
  4. The Hebrew laws regulating the relations of men and women are never complimentary to the latter. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton