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Synonyms for rein

give (a) free rein to something or someone

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  • give a free hand (to)
  • give carte blanche (to)
  • give a blank cheque (to)
  • remove restraints (from)
  • indulge
  • let go
  • give way to
  • give (someone) his or her head

rein something in or back: check

rein something in or back: bridle

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Synonyms for rein

Synonyms for rein

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

any means of control

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control and direct with or as if by reins

stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins

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stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins

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