rein in


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Synonyms for rein in

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

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control and direct with or as if by reins

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

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Optimists thought that the reforms instituted to rein in government surveillance activities after the chaotic 1960s would permanently prevent the kind of harassment the I.
However, the recent prolonged stretch of mild weather, speculation of natural gas demand destruction due to the high prices, and overall storage levels have helped to rein in the price spike.