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Rein in   /reɪn ɪn/   Listen
Rein in

verb
1.
Stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins.  Synonym: rein.
2.
Control and direct with or as if by reins.  Synonyms: draw rein, harness, rein.
3.
Stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins.  Synonym: rein.






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"Rein in" Quotes from Famous Books



... reduce, confine. referir, (ie), to relate, tell. refirio, past abs. of referir. reflejar, to reflect. reflexion, f., reflection. reflexionar, to reflect, consider. reflexivo,-a, reflective, thoughtful. refran, m., proverb, saying. refrenar, to rein in, stop. refrescarse, to recuperate, gain new strength. regalarse, to treat one's self. regalo, m., present. region, f., region, district. regresar, to return. regreso, m., return. regular, ...
— A First Spanish Reader • Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy



Words linked to "Rein in" :   halt, command, control, driving, pull, stop, draw rein



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