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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

How to pronounce reins?

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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. 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?

  2. Margaret Oliphant Oliphant:

    The incomprehensibleness of women is an old theory, but what is that to the curious wondering observation with which wives, mothers, and sisters watch the other unreasoning animal in those moments when he has snatched the reins out of their hands, and is not to be spoken to! . It is best to let him come to, and feel his own helplessness.

  3. Chris Gabehart:

    I just let him go, get the lead, then as soon as he got out front, I pulled the reins on him, started putting some in the bank.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside me.

  5. Maurizio Martinelli:

    We tend to just study these events. We monitor them. We try to research what to do. We just watch it happen and assume that Mother Nature is going to be able to take the reins and everything's going to be fine.

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    • A. endeavor
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