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Definition of ren

"ren" is probably misspelled. Trying rein instead Definition of rein

1. rein [ n ] one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse

Used in print:

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

Payne dismounted in Madison_Place and handed the reins to Herold .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

He slapped the reins on the back of the powerful gray horse and held_on as the sulky 's wheels hit a pothole and came_out with a jolt and went_on .

(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)

She showed her surprise by tightening the reins and moving the gelding around so that she could get a better look at his face .

He took the reins just below the bit and held them firmly , and it was his turn to smile now .

Synonyms rein Related Terms strap bearing_rein leading_rein bridle harness

2. rein [ v ] control and direct with or as if by reins; as of a horse

Synonyms rein draw_rein rein_in harness Related Terms control

3. rein [ v ] stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
Examples: "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"

Synonyms rein_in rein Related Terms stop pull

4. rein [ v ] stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
Examples: "They reined in in front of the post office"

Synonyms rein_in rein Related Terms stop driving

5. rein [ v ] keep in check
Examples: "rule one's temper"

Synonyms harness rein rule Related Terms restrict

6. Rein [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11968

Synonyms Rein

7. rein [ n ] any means of control
Examples: "he took up the reins of government"

Synonyms rein Related Terms control rule

Rhymes with

wren bren

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