Definition of rein

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • rein is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • rein is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • rein is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 5

Definition of rein


  • stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins (verb)

    Examples

    1. He reined in his horses in front of the post office

    Synonyms

    1. rein in
  • control and direct with or as if by reins (verb)

    Examples

    1. rein a horse

    Synonyms

    1. draw rein
    2. harness
    3. rein in
  • stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins (verb)

    Examples

    1. They reined in in front of the post office

    Synonyms

    1. rein in
  • keep in check (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. harness
    2. rule
  • any means of control (noun)

    Examples

    1. he took up the reins of government
  • one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse (noun)

See definition of rein in Merriam Webster

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