Definition of REINS

noun : REINS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse ;

  • 2. (

    ) any means of control; "he took up the reins of government" ;

verb : REINS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office" ;


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