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REGULATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does regulated mean? 

REGULATED (adjective)
  The adjective REGULATED has 2 senses:

1. controlled or governed according to rule or principle or law
2. marked by system or regularity or discipline

  Familiarity information: REGULATED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REGULATED (adjective)


Sense 1regulated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Controlled or governed according to rule or principle or law

Context examples:

well regulated industries / houses with regulated temperature

Similar:

thermostated (regulated by a thermostat)

Antonym:

unregulated (not regulated; not subject to rule or discipline)


Sense 2regulated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by system or regularity or discipline

Synonyms:

ordered; regulated; orderly

Context examples:

a quiet ordered house / an orderly universe / a well regulated life

Similar:

organized (methodical and efficient in arrangement or function)


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