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Definitions of rein:

part of speech: verb transitive

To hold in, direct, or cause to stop by means of reins; control.

part of speech: noun

A leather strap fastened to each side of the bit of a horse or other animal as a means of guiding and controlling it; any means of restraint or control; as, the reins of government.

part of speech: verb transitive

To govern with the rein or bridle: to restrain or control.

part of speech: noun

The straps of a bridle which extend from the horse's mouth to the hands of the rider or driver, and by which the horse is restrained and guided; the instrument or power of curbing or restraining; government.

part of speech: noun

The strap of a bridle: an instrument for curbing or governing: government.

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