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Synonyms for rein

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  1. rein

    curb, bridle, restrain, moderate, control, govern, check, hold

    indulge, loose, vent, discharge, humor

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. reinnoun

    one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse

  2. reinverb

    any means of control

    "he took up the reins of government"

  3. harness, rein in, draw rein, reinverb

    control and direct with or as if by reins

    "rein a horse"

    tackle, draw rein, rein in, harness, rule

  4. rein, rein inverb

    stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins

    "They reined in in front of the post office"

    rein in, draw rein, harness, rule

  5. rein, rein inverb

    stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins

    "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"

    rein in, draw rein, harness, rule

  6. rule, harness, reinverb

    keep in check

    "rule one's temper"

    rein in, find, predominate, harness, tackle, dominate, rule, draw rein, prevail, govern, decree, reign

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. reinverb

    check, restrain, control, curb

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "rein":

    kidney, curb, purely

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  1. Trent Lott:

    I must say, there are going to be battles for the next two years trying to rein in Obama’s excesses with executive power and regulations.

  2. Ludovic Orban:

    Our party has taken full responsibility at these difficult times, and now, with a full power government, I'm confident we will manage to rein in coronavirus more resolutely.

  3. Jeff Flake:

    This is the first time that a number of senators have actually stood up, a number of Senators from the President's party and said,' No, Jeff Flake can't do that, and we're going to pass legislation to rein this in,' and so that is our prerogative, that's what we should be doing, that's what we should have been doing sooner than now.

  4. Geoff Diehl:

    As governor I'm going to continue to work on efforts to diversify our portfolio, to rein in costs, to modernize the grid.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    It's not the big banks that need relief from Washington -- it's small banks and small businesses, we should be doing more to rein in risky behavior on Wall Street and 'Too Big to Fail.'.

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