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Definition of Rein

Rein

  1. The strap of a bridle, fastened to the curb or snaffle on each side, by which the rider or driver governs the horse.
  2. Hence, an instrument or means of curbing, restraining, or governing; government; restraint.
  3. To govern or direct with the reins; as, to rein a horse one way or another.
  4. To restrain; to control; to check.
  5. To be guided by reins.

Rein Quotations

And fifth, we will champion small businesses, America's engine of job growth. That means reducing taxes on business, not raising them. It means simplifying and modernizing the regulations that hurt small business the most. And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing cost of healthcare by repealing and replacing Obamacare.
Mitt Romney

I think I'm basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I've learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have.
Willie Nelson

This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.
Amelia Barr

Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed.
Anna Quindlen

In mathematics we have long since drawn the rein, and given over a hopeless race.
Charles Babbage
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Rein Translations

rein in French is frein
rein in Italian is freno
rein in Spanish is rienda, brida
rein in Swedish is tygel, tygla

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