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Webster Dictionary

  1. Reins

    the kidneys; also, the region of the kidneys; the loins

    Etymology: [F. rein, pl. reins, fr. L. ren, pl. renes.]

  2. Reins

    the inward impulses; the affections and passions; -- so called because formerly supposed to have their seat in the part of the body where the kidneys are

    Etymology: [F. rein, pl. reins, fr. L. ren, pl. renes.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reins

    rānz, n.pl. the kidneys: the lower part of the back over the kidneys: (B.) the inward parts: the heart. [O. Fr.,—L. renes.]

Anagrams for reins »

  1. Resin

  2. Rinse

  3. Risen

  4. Siren

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reins in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of reins in a Sentence

  1. Le Foll:

    These people, when they have hardly taken the reins of a company - which is to say they haven't yet taken any risk - are already assured to get a disproportionate package.

  2. Read MoreMatthews:

    After a conversation with MSNBC, I decided tonight will be my last' Hardball,' so let me tell you why, the younger generation's out there ready to take the reins. We see them in politics, in media, in fighting for their causes. They're improving the workplace.

  3. Chief Executive Jim Smith:

    To be clear, I'm not planning to go anywhere soon, please know that when the time comes to hand over the reins, you will hear it from me.

  4. Bobby Flay:

    I think that ‘Iron Chef’ is a great place for new and younger people to come on and start taking the reins, how many times do you want to watch Bobby Flay do Iron Chef?

  5. National Amusements:

    It is time for Viacom’s current directors to stop supporting failed management and start representing shareholders, by allowing the new board to take the reins, and return the company to its position as an industry leader.

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    a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
    • A. unsealed
    • B. epidemic
    • C. extroversive
    • D. ravening

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