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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. Tom Coburn:

    Our founders anticipated the federal government might get out of control, and they gave us a constitutional mechanism to rein it in.

  2. Hannah Jones:

    At the beginning of last week, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested that more aggressive rate hikes may be necessary to rein in inflation, which led to a sharp drop in the stock market and an increase in mortgage rates.

  3. David Dollar:

    The United States's possible that The United States's The United States, let the Chinese hawks have their free rein to get the Chinese scared of potentially what might happen.

  4. 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.

  5. Myon Burrell:

    I believe Amy Klobuchar gave the police free rein and said,' Just bring me back a conviction,'.

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