reg·u·late vt -lat·ed, -lat·ing1: to govern or direct according to rule2 a: to bring under the control of lawb: to make regulations for or concerning
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
administrare, allocate, arrange, balance, coordinate, correct, dispose, level, make right, make uniform, methodize, moderate, modulate, normalize, order, organize, put in order, rectify, reduce to method, regularize, remedy, render accordant, restore equilibrium, set right, square, standardize, straighten out, systematize, temper
administer, conduct, control, determine, direct, discipline, govern, guide, handle, have authority over, have charge of, head, lead, order, oversee, police, preside over, rule, steer, superintend, supervise
associated concepts: regulate commerce, regulated by law
administer (conduct), arbitrate (conciliate), arrange (methodize), attune, check (inspect), conduct, coordinate, determine, direct (supervise), discipline (control), file (arrange), fix (arrange), govern, handle (manage), manage, manipulate (utilize skillfully), marshal, mitigate, moderate (preside over), modify (moderate), officiate, operate, orchestrate, organize (arrange), oversee, palliate (abate), police, preclude, prescribe, preside, prohibit, qualify (condition), rule (govern), superintend
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To control by rules.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.