regulate
verb.
fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
regulate the temperature|modulate the pitch
Synonym: modulate
verb.
bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
We cannot regulate the way people dress|This town likes to regulate
verb.
shape or influence; give direction to
experience often determines ability|mold public opinion
verb.
restrain the emission of (sound, fluid, etc.)
Synonym: baffle
Antonym: deregulate