verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby rein
Idioms for rein
Origin of rein
OTHER WORDS FROM reinrein·less, adjectiveun·reined, adjective
Examples from the Web for reining
Kim Jong Un, therefore, does not have to worry about Beijing reining him in.‘The State of War’—Kim Jong-un’s Bombastic, and Ominous, Bluster|Gordon G. Chang|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now to be fair, Brooks explicitly identifies price controls as part of reining in rising health care costs.
They will also meet the archbishop of Seattle, Peter Sartain, who has been given the task of reining in the American nuns.
Securing the implementation of health-care reform and reining in Medicare spending would be another priority.Will a Reelected President Obama Face More Gridlock in 2013?|Eleanor Clift|December 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Republican senators backed the idea of reining in Fannie and Freddie.Suit Against Fannie and Freddie Execs Ignores Pols Also to Blame||December 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Dragging the animal he rode to a sudden halt, and reining him back upon his haunches, he suddenly wheeled in his saddle and fired.Beadle's Boy's Library of Sport, Story and Adventure, Vol. I, No. 1.|Prentiss Ingraham
"Sam'll go ahead," said Jim promptly, reining back his mount.The Hero of Panama|F. S. Brereton
Not loudly uttered was the hail of the Roman officer, reining his horse.Ulric the Jarl|William O. Stoddard
As he spoke the trumpet sounded, and, reining back their horses, they rode against each other with terrific speed.Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)|Charles Morris
You let Skinner go to suit himself—and if he goes wrong, you pay, because it'll be you reining him wrong.The Quirt|B.M. Bower
British Dictionary definitions for reining
Word Origin for rein
Idioms and Phrases with reining
see draw in the reins; free hand (rein) tight rein on.