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Dictionary definition for: Rein

1. (n) one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse

2. (v) control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"

3. (n) any means of control; "he took up the reins of government"

4. (v) stop or slow up one''s horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins; "They reined in in front of the post office"

5. (v) stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"

6. (v) keep in check; "rule one''s temper"

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