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rein in

(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (adverb) to stop (a horse) by pulling on the reins
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rein in - stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins; "They reined in in front of the post office"
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
stop, halt - come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
2.rein in - control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
3.rein in - stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"
pull - rein in to keep from winning a race; "pull a horse"
stop - cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
يَكْبَح فرَسا
přitáhnout uzdu
taka í taumana
pritiahnuť uzdu

w>rein in

vt sep horsezügeln; (fig) passions alsoim Zaum halten; spending, inflationin Schranken halten; to rein the horse in to a trot/canterdas Pferd im Trab/leichten Galopp gehen lassen; to rein somebody/oneself injdn/sich zügeln or bremsen


(rein) noun
1. (usually in plural) one of two straps attached to a bridle for guiding a horse.
2. (in plural) straps fitted round a toddler so that he can be prevented from straying in the street etc.
rein in
to stop or restrain (a horse etc) by pulling on its reins.
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Recently a prominent American commentator wrote, "America's failure to be even-handed, our failure to rein in Sharon, our failure to condemn Israel's excesses, and our moral complicity in Israel's looting of Palestinian lands and denial of their right to self-determination sustains the anti-Americanism in the Islamic world in which terrorists and terrorism breed." (21)