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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

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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The cooperation agreement officializes the FEI's ties with the NRHA and AQHA that were established when reining became an FEI discipline in 2002.
Oklahoma, true to its cowboy roots, is the gold buckle of the reining belt and we are proud to have them here.
The owners of Reining Cats and Dogs have teamed up with some of the best pet resources in Raleigh and beyond to create their Healthy Pet Corner.
In the reining event, for example, the rider maneuvers the horse through a preset pattern of ovals and circles on the arena floor, changing speeds and directions along the way.
Lyn Engels of Juniper Hills, on a quarter horse she calls Pete, has been in the sport for about three years, starting first with the reining event.
To increase human autonomy is therefore to increase the human capacity for evil; to rein in evil might require reining in human autonomy.
But then, it's hard to see Richard Gephardt reining in the megalomaniacal Trump, a guy who once gave his second-grade music teacher a black eye after deciding he knew more than the teacher about music.
Roping, Reining, Cutting, Working Cow Horse, and Ranch Remuda will be featured.