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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. 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.

  2. Frank Candelieri:

    I like what he's saying. We need somebody who's aggressive, no pussy-footing around. He gets right to the point. We need somebody who's going to take the damn reins and ride it.

  3. 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.

  4. Tim Ghriskey:

    Analysts will likely be pulling in their reins going into the quarterly reports and the pre-announcement season. This could happen fairly quickly.

  5. 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.

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