controlled Definition

  • 1restrained or managed
  • 2operated with precision and accuracy
  • 3regulated or supervised

Using controlled: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "controlled" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The experiment was conducted under controlled conditions.

  • Example

    He maintained a controlled expression despite the bad news.

  • Example

    The fire was finally brought under control after several hours.

  • Example

    She has a controlled approach to managing her team.

controlled Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with controlled

  • unmanageable or uncontrollable


    The car went out of control and crashed into the wall.

  • manageable or controllable


    The situation is now under control, thanks to the quick response of the emergency services.

  • a person who has an obsessive need to control everything


    She's such a control freak that she can't delegate any tasks to her team.


Summary: controlled in Brief

The term 'controlled' [kənˈtroʊld] refers to something that is restrained, managed, or regulated. It can describe precise and accurate operations, as well as supervision or management of people or situations. Examples include 'The experiment was conducted under controlled conditions,' and 'She has a controlled approach to managing her team.' The phrase 'out of control' denotes something unmanageable or uncontrollable, while 'under control' means manageable or controllable.