Synonyms for rein

Synonyms for (noun) rein

Synonyms: rein

Definition: one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse

Similar words: strap

Definition: an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position


Synonyms: rein

Definition: any means of control

Usage: he took up the reins of government

Similar words: control

Definition: power to direct or determine

Usage: under control

Synonyms for (verb) rein

Synonyms: rein, harness, rule

Definition: keep in check

Usage: rule one's temper

Similar words: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends


Synonyms: rein, rein in

Definition: stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins

Usage: He reined in his horses in front of the post office

Similar words: stop

Definition: cause to stop

Usage: stop a car; stop the thief


Synonyms: rein, rein in

Definition: stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins

Usage: They reined in in front of the post office

Similar words: stop, halt

Definition: come to a halt, stop moving

Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window


Synonyms: rein, rein in, harness, draw rein

Definition: control and direct with or as if by reins

Usage: rein a horse

Similar words: command, control

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over

Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces