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Synonyms for rein
reɪnrein

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rein

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

    Antonyms:
    indulge, loose, vent, discharge, humor

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    rein in, draw rein, harness, rule

  6. rule, harness, reinverb

    keep in check

    "rule one's temper"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reinverb

    Synonyms:
    check, restrain, control, curb

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rein":

    kidney, curb, purely

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How to use rein in a sentence?

  1. John Nolte:

    The failure of these policies in Baltimore State has nothing to do with the color of the skin of those implementing them, democrats had free rein in Baltimore State for going on 50 years. Nothing has stopped them from implementing their policies. The result is a total and complete failure.

  2. State Mike Pompeo:

    It told the Iranians that President Trump and our administration had free rein to develop a Shia crescent that extended from Yemen to Iraq to Syria and into Lebanon, surrounding our ally Israel, and threatening American lives as well.

  3. Pete Blair:

    That's a long time for someone to shoot at people, it takes some time for the SWAT team to get there, and during that time, the shooter has free rein to keep murdering people.

  4. Paolo Baretta:

    I have met many in the industry who are aware of the fact that in Italy there are too many opportunities to gamble and so there is a widespread need to rein it in order to safeguard public health.

  5. Alicia Grandey:

    If youre impulsive or constantly told how to do your job, it may be harder to rein in your emotions all day, and when you get home, you dont have that self-control to stop after one drink. nurses, for example, may amplify or fake their emotions for clear reasons.

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