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  Words related to rein

Related / Similar Words: rule, harness, rein in, draw rein

 

Definition:
  • one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse;
  • any means of control; "he took up the reins of government";
  • keep in check; "rule one''s temper";
  • stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office";
  • 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";
  • control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse";

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    Hyponyms: bearing rein, checkrein, leading rein, pull

     

    Part Meronyms: bridle

     

    Derivational Morphology: rein in, harness, draw rein, rule

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: teugel   Finnish: ohja  
    French: rêne   Frisian: leie  
    German: Zügel   Ido: reino  
    Polish: lejce   Russian: вожжа  
    Spanish: rienda   Swedish: tygel  
     
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