HyperDic: rein

English > 6 senses of the word rein:
NOUNartifactreinone of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
attributereinany means of control
VERBsocialrein, harness, rein in, draw reincontrol and direct with or as if by reins
motionrein, rein instop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
motionrein, rein instop / stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
changerein, rule, harnesskeep in check
rein > pronunciation
Soundsrey'n
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English > rein: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningOne of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse.
Part ofbridleheadgear for a horse
Narrowerbearing rein, checkreinA rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position
leading reinrein to direct the horse's head left or right
BroaderstrapAn elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
Spanishrienda
Catalanregna
Verbsreinstop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
reinstop / stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
reincontrol and direct with or as if by reins
English > rein: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAny means of control.
Example"he took up the reins of government"
BroadercontrolPower to direct or determine
Spanishrienda
Catalanregna
Verbsreinkeep in check
English > rein: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningControl and direct with or as if by reins.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rein a horse"
Synonymsharness, rein in, draw rein
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishrefrenar
Nounsreinone of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
English > rein: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningstop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"They reined in in front of the post office"
Synonymrein in
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
Broaderstop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Nounsreinone of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
English > rein: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningstop / stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He reined in his horses in front of the post office"
Synonymrein in
Narrowerpullrein in to keep from winning a race
BroaderstopCause to stop
Nounsreinone of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
English > rein: 6 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningKeep in check.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrule, harness
Broaderrestrain, keep, keep back, hold backKeep under control
Spanishcontrolar, dar órdenes, estar al mando, gobernar, refrenar, regir, reglamentar
Catalancontrolar-se, controlar, refrenar-se, refrenar
Nounsreinany means of control

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