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Reign

Pronunciation: r?n
n.1.Royal authority; supreme power; sovereignty; rule; dominion.
He who like a father held his reign.
- Pope.
Saturn's sons received the threefold reign
Of heaven, of ocean, and deep hell beneath.
- Prior.
2.The territory or sphere which is reigned over; kingdom; empire; realm; dominion.
[God] him bereft the regne that he had.
- Chaucer.
3.The time during which a king, queen, or emperor possesses the supreme authority; as, it happened in the reign of Elizabeth.
v. i.1.To possess or exercise sovereign power or authority; to exercise government, as a king or emperor;; to hold supreme power; to rule.
[imp. & p. p. Reigned (r?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Reigning.]
We will not have this man to reign over us.
- Luke xix. 14.
Shall Banquo's issue ever
Reign in this kingdom?
- Shak.
2.Hence, to be predominant; to prevail.
3.To have superior or uncontrolled dominion; to rule.
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body.
- Rom. vi. 12.
Noun1.reign - a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful; "he was helpless under the reign of his egotism"
2.reign - the period during which a monarch is sovereign; "during the reign of Henry VIII"
3.reign - royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
Synonyms: sovereignty
Verb1.reign - have sovereign power; "Henry VIII reigned for a long time"
2.reign - be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
administration, ascendancy, authority, averageness, be in, be in force, be the rage, be the rule, be the thing, bear reign, call the shots, charisma, charm, civil government, claws, clout, clutches, command, commonality, commonness, consequence, control, credit, currency, direct, direction, discipline, dispensation, disposition, dominance, dominate, domination, domineer, effect, eminence, empery, empire, enchantment, esteem, extensiveness, favor, force, form of government, good feeling, governance, government, grip, habitualness, hand, hands, hegemony, hold, importance, incidental power, influence, influentiality, insinuation, iron hand, jurisdiction, kingdom, lead, leadership, leverage, magnetism, manage, management, mastery, moment, monarchy, normality, obtain, ordinariness, overrule, oversight, personality, persuasion, political organization, polity, potency, predominance, predominate, preponderance, preponderate, pressure, prestige, prevail, prevalence, purchase, raj, rampantness, regime, regimen, regnancy, regulation, repute, rifeness, routineness, rule over, rule the roost, run, say, standardness, suasion, subtle influence, suggestion, supervise, supervision, supremacy, suzerainty, sway, sweepingness, system of government, talons, upper hand, usualness, wear the crown, weight, whip hand, widespreadness, wield the scepter
Browse
Rehypothecate
Rei
Rei interventus
Rei turpis nullum mandatum est
Reich
Reichsrath
Reichsstand
Reichstag
Reichstein
Reid
Reid, Brian
Reif
reification
reify
Reigle
Reiglement
-- Reign --
Reign of Terror
Reigner
reigning
reignite
Reillume
Reilluminate
Reillumination
Reillumine
Reim
Reimbark
Reimbody
Reimbursable
Reimburse
Reimbursement
Reimburser
Reimplant
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