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rein

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1 usually reins plural the place of leadership or command
  • After the president resigned, the vice president stepped in and took the reins of the company.
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2 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries
  • The oversight committee called on the state to keep a much tighter rein on the activities of its contractors.
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3 usually reins plural the right or means to command or control others
  • A peaceful transfer of the reins of government has always been a hallmark of our nation.
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