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adjective as in powerful

adjective as in exercising power

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The sometimes-bought, sometimes-donated prizes were awarded to winners throughout the Czar’s reign.

If given free reign to develop their own strategies, multiple pricing algorithms with real-time access to each other’s prices could quickly learn that cooperating with each other is the best way to maximize profits.

Parler prides itself on not employing fact-checkers and letting free speech reign — though it still has rules.

For Whitman and Katzenberg — best known for their respective reigns at HP and Disney — money was key to success in an already crowded marketplace.

Susan Davis announced last year her plans to retire at the end of her current term, ending a 20-year reign after flipping the then-49th District seat from Republican to Democrat.

The reigning queen of hip-hop treads the boards in her teen years.

The reigning Emmy champ coming off her best season yet on The Good Wife, Margulies could very well set that record, too.

While still relatively unknown stateside, Bellucci is a reigning vixen in France and her native Italy.

The reigning league MVP, Kevin Durant, is also set to hit the open market that summer.

Take for example, the reaction of Keith Olbermann, the reigning scold of sportslandia.

The reigning king would have removed the marble from this monument for use in some building in which he was to be interred!

He was also called "King of kings," reigning supreme over the gods; and sometimes he was called the "Father of the gods."

In the year 1112, the date of this narrative, the reigning king was named Louis the Lusty.

Now, Edward, who do you think was here to-day—the reigning belle, and the toast of all the gentlemen?

At that time a very powerful prince named Oresta was reigning at Cumachen.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reigning, such as: prevailing, controlling, dominating, governing, ruling, and authoritative.

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