Reorganize vs Regulate - What's the difference?

reorganize | regulate |


As verbs the difference between reorganize and regulate

is that reorganize is to organize something again, or in a different manner while regulate is to dictate policy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

reorganize

English

Alternative forms

* re-organise (UK) * reorganise (UK) * re-organize

Verb

(reorganiz)
  • to organize something again, or in a different manner
  • to undergo a reorganization
  • Synonyms

    * revise

    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