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reins

noun
plural of rein

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1 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 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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reins

verb
present tense third-person singular of rein

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The first known use of reins was in the 12th century

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“Reins.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reins. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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