Pronunciation of Reign
/ɹˈe͡ɪn/, /ɹˈeɪn/, /ɹ_ˈeɪ_n/
Synonyms for reign:
administration (of an estate).
Other synonyms and related words:
jurisdiction, Imperium, overlook, ascendancy, curb, obtain, preponderate, persist, triumph, decree, run, prevail, overtop, ascendance, loom, harness, endure, predominate, record, dominion, hegemony, overshadow, dominance, date, Predominancy, predominance, find, tower.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
grasp, management, discipline, prowess, rule, supremacy, domination, charge, law, grip, direction, authority, government, will, sovereignty, commission, command, mandate, control, hold, sway, power, coordination, mastery.
rule, dominion (noun)
have power over; prevail (verb)
Usage examples for reign:
- Such a thing as this was never heard of before, from the time when kings began to reign. - "The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians", E. A. Wallis Budge.
- These, between them, almost take possession of the world for the two or three months of their reign. - "The Foot-path Way", Bradford Torrey.
- The miracle had brought back the reign of reality. - "The Pretty Lady", Arnold E. Bennett.