Modulate vs. Regulate

Modulate vs. Regulate — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Modulate and Regulate

Modulateverb

To regulate or adjust to a certain degree

physiological mechanisms that modulate the body's metabolic rate.

Regulateverb

To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.

Modulateverb

To change or vary the pitch, intensity, or tone of (one's voice or a musical instrument, for example).

Regulateverb

To adjust to a particular specification or requirement

regulate temperature.

Modulateverb

(Physics) To vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (a wave, beam, or signal).

Regulateverb

To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.

Modulateverb

(Biochemistry) To act on (a receptor, for example) as an activator, an inhibitor, or both.

Regulateverb

To put or maintain in order

regulate one's eating habits.

Modulateverb

To move from one key or tonality to another by means of a melody or chord progression.

Regulateverb

To dictate policy.

Modulateverb

(transitive) To regulate, adjust or adapt

Regulateverb

To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.

Modulateverb

(transitive) To change the pitch, intensity or tone of one's voice or of a musical instrument

Regulateverb

To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.

Modulateverb

to vary the amplitude, frequency or phase of a carrier wave in proportion to the amplitude etc of a source wave (such as speech or music)

Regulateverb

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 timeto regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.

Modulateverb

to move from one key or tonality to another, especially by using a chord progression

Regulateverb

To put or maintain in order.

to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its financesto regulate one's eating habits

Modulateverb

change the key of, in music;

modulate the melody

Regulateverb

fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of;

regulate the temperaturemodulate the pitch

Modulateverb

of one's speech, varying the pitch

Regulateverb

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations;

We cannot regulate the way people dressThis town likes to regulate

Modulateverb

fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of;

regulate the temperaturemodulate the pitch

Regulateverb

shape or influence; give direction to;

experience often determines abilitymold public opinion

Modulateverb

adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of

Regulateverb

check the emission of (sound)

Modulateverb

vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)