Remonstration vs Regulate - What's the difference?

remonstration | regulate |


As a noun remonstration

is protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof.

As a verb regulate is

to dictate policy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

remonstration

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof.
  • * 1903 , , The Pit , ch. 3:
  • His voice full of remonstration , he repeated continually: "Time's up, gentlemen. Go on now and get your lunch. Lunch time now. Go on now, or I'll have to report you. Time's up."

    Synonyms

    * remonstrance

    regulate

    English

    Verb

    (regulat)
  • To dictate policy.
  • To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
  • * Macaulay
  • the laws which regulate the successions of the seasons
  • * Bancroft
  • The herdsmen near the frontier adjudicated their own disputes, and regulated their own police.
  • To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.
  • To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
  • to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time
    to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.
  • To put or maintain in order.
  • to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances
    to regulate one's eating habits

    Derived terms

    * deregulate * downregulate * upregulate