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Definition of rein verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rein

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//reɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rein
BrE BrE//reɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪn//
 
he / she / it reins
BrE BrE//reɪnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪnz//
 
past simple reined
BrE BrE//reɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪnd//
 
past participle reined
BrE BrE//reɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪnd//
 
-ing form reining
BrE BrE//ˈreɪnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɪnɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Middle English: from Old French rene, based on Latin retinere ‘retain’. Phrasal Verbsrein back somebody
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rein