Number of syllables in the word 'controlling'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word controlling.

  1. No of syllables in controlling : 3
  2. Divide syllables in controlling : con-trol-ling

More about the word - controlling

  1. verb
  2. Synonyms : besteer, bewield, manage, puppeteer, rule, ctrl.
  3. Definition : To exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of.
  4. Definition : (construed with for) To design (an experiment) so that the effects of one or more variables are reduced or eliminated.
  1. noun
  2. Definition : The act of exerting control.
  1. adjective
  2. Synonyms : dominant, domineering, manipulative
  3. Definition : Exerting control over a person or thing.


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