rein in

Definitions of rein in
  1. verb
    control and direct with or as if by reins
    synonyms: draw rein, harness, rein
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    type of:
    command, control
    exercise authoritative control or power over
  2. verb
    stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
    synonyms: rein
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    types:
    pull
    rein in to keep from winning a race
    type of:
    stop
    cause to stop
  3. verb
    stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
    synonyms: rein
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    type of:
    halt, stop
    come to a halt, stop moving
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