In charge; possessing the final authority in a hierarchy or situation.See also: control be under control Said of a situation that is being successfully managed or addressed.It is important not to take customers for granted.

Manageable; restrained and controlled; not out of control.The first step, planning, involves developing short- and long-term goals for the organization.Controls, a coordinated arrangement of such devices.

Once he evaluates the information, Sam can provide feedback to each employee.So who and what exactly are we protecting and controlling by the gun regulations we have and those being discussed?A legal or official means of regulation or restraint: to institute wage and price controls.