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hold the reins

  • as inoperate
  • as inrule
  • as inadminister
  • as incontrol
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Synonyms for hold the reins

verb manage, use
  • administer
  • conduct
  • drive
  • handle
  • keep
  • play
  • run
  • work
  • command
  • maneuver
  • manipulate
  • ordain
  • pilot
  • ply
  • steer
  • wield
  • be in charge
  • be in driver's seat
  • be in saddle
  • call the play
  • call the shots
  • call the signals
  • carry on
  • hold the reins
  • make go
  • pull the strings
  • pull the wires
  • run the show
  • run things
  • sit on top of

Antonyms for hold the reins

  • halt
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • stop
  • leave alone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to hold the reins

administer

verb. manage an organization or effort

administered

verb. manage an organization or effort

administering

verb. manage an organization or effort

control

verb. have charge of

controls

verb. have charge of

operate

verb. manage, use
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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