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1. rein

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse.

Synonyms

  • leading rein
  • strap
  • bridle
  • bearing rein

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • declassify
  • stand still
  • unbound

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Rein

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane

How do you pronounce rein?

Pronounce rein as reɪn.

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Sentences with rein


1. Adjective
Detach one of the reins and teach her to give her nose and respond to direct rein pressure.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It's much easier to come up with solutions when your thoughts are given free rein.

3. Verb, base form
Just try to rein in the spending wherever possible.

2. rein

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] control and direct with or as if by reins.

Synonyms

  • harness
  • rein in
  • control
  • command

Antonyms

  • enable
  • unbridle
  • encourage
  • misconception

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

3. rein

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] keep in check.

Synonyms

  • restrict
  • bound
  • harness
  • limit
  • trammel
  • restrain
  • confine
  • rule

Antonyms

  • untreated
  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • unharness

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

4. rein

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] any means of control.

Antonyms

  • uncertain

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

5. rein

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins.

Synonyms

  • rein in
  • stop

Antonyms

  • outspan
  • detach
  • increase

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

6. rein

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins.

Synonyms

  • rein in
  • stop

Antonyms

  • minimum
  • maximum
  • middle

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)
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