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1. fill-in

noun. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Synonyms

  • backup man
  • double
  • locum tenens
  • peer
  • match
  • stand-in
  • reliever
  • alternate
  • surrogate
  • substitute
  • stunt woman
  • stunt man
  • compeer
  • equal
  • relief
  • locum
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • single
  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

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Words that Rhyme with Rein In

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

2. built-in

adjective. ['ˈbɪlˌtɪn'] existing as an essential constituent or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • inbuilt
  • integral
  • constitutional
  • intrinsical
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • explicit
  • fractional
  • inessential
  • alienable

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. rein

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] keep in check.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • untreated
  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • unharness

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

6. rein

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] any means of control.

Antonyms

  • uncertain

Etymology

  • reines (Anglo-Norman)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. in

noun. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • ft
  • em
  • ligne
  • mil
  • mesh
  • inch
  • linear unit
  • pica em
  • pica

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • styleless
  • unpopular
  • past

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word rein-in


1. Noun Phrase
A company's chief executive officer often relies on department heads, segment leaders and a coterie of financial advisers to figure out the best way to manage working capital, raise equity and rein in waste.

2. Noun Phrase
Again, the Harvard Business Review reports some CEOs think that boards, “can rein in boldness too tightly” when managing their executives.

3. Noun Phrase
In such circumstances, it's difficult to maintain a sense of perspective, but when you recognize jealousy for the beast it is, you can work to rein in its influence on your life.

4. Noun Phrase
“When you journal, you not only rein in your racing thoughts but you guide them and develop new perspectives.”

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