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  • as inslow
  • as instop
  • as incheck
  • as incontrol
  • as incurb

synonyms for rein in

  • abate
  • curb
  • curtail
  • decelerate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • hinder
  • impede
  • lag
  • lessen
  • moderate
  • reduce
  • relax
  • retard
  • slacken
  • stall
  • temper
  • brake
  • check
  • choke
  • detain
  • handicap
  • loiter
  • mire
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
  • qualify
  • quiet
  • reef
  • regulate
  • stunt
  • anchor it
  • back-water
  • bog down
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • ease off
  • ease up
  • embog
  • hit the brakes
  • hold back
  • hold up
  • keep waiting
  • let down flaps
  • lose speed
  • lose steam
  • reduce speed
  • retardate
  • set back
  • wind down
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antonyms for rein in

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  • advance
  • agitate
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • excite
  • expand
  • extend
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • grow
  • help
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • push
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • accelerate
  • do
  • expedite
  • liberate
  • release
  • start
  • begin
  • forward
  • disturb
  • free
  • support
  • promote
  • clear
  • let go
  • encourage
  • help
  • advance
  • allow
  • open
  • go
  • continue
  • facilitate
  • liberate
  • unblock
  • assist
  • aid
  • abet
  • release
  • cause
  • permit
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How to use rein in in a sentence

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He rode easily, with a loose rein, and he waved his disengaged hand the instant he caught sight of the white faces.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
To rein up was impossible, to go down would have been almost certain death to horse and man.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The rein was fastened to a piece of split rattan drawn through the animal's nose.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
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