Definitions 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
  • A strap that is fastened to a device (called a bridle) placed on the head of an animal (such as a horse) and that is used to guide and control the animal
  • The ability to limit or control something
  • The power to guide or control someone or something


  • Keep in check
  • Stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
  • Stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
  • Control and direct with or as if by reins

Is Rein a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Rein is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rein in a Sentence

  • He has people working for him, but he has a tight rein on every part of the process.
  • After the president resigned, the vice president stepped in and took the reins of the company

Synonyms for Rein

Antonyms for Rein

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