Definition of free/full rein
- The studio gave the director free rein over the movie.
- Give full rein to your imagination.
: not costing or charging anything
: having the legal and political rights of a citizen
: enjoying civil and political liberty
: in a free manner
: without charge
: with the wind more than six points from dead ahead
: to cause to be free
: to relieve or rid of what restrains, confines, restricts, or embarrasses
: disentangle, clear
: containing as much or as many as is possible or normal
: complete especially in detail, number, or duration
: lacking restraint, check, or qualification
: very, extremely
: straight, squarely
: the highest or fullest state or degree
: the utmost extent
: to become full
: to make full in sewing
: to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing
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