Found 3 items, similar to reign.
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n 1: a period during which something or somebody is dominant or
powerful; “he was helpless under the reign of his
2: the period during which a monarch is sovereign; “during the
reign of Henry VIII”
3: royal authority; the dominion of a monarch [syn: sovereignty
v 1: have sovereign power; “Henry VIII reigned for a long time”
2: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance;
“Money reigns supreme here”
; “Hispanics predominate in
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(r?n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reigned
pr. & vb. n. Reigning
.] [OE. regnen, reinen, OF. regner, F.
r['e]gner, fr. L. regnare, fr. regnum. See Reign
1. To possess or exercise sovereign power or authority; to
exercise government, as a king or emperor;; to hold
supreme power; to rule. --Chaucer.
We will not have this man to reign over us. --Luke
Shall Banquo's issue ever
Reign in this kingdom? --Shak.
2. Hence, to be predominant; to prevail. “Pestilent diseases
which commonly reign in summer.”
3. To have superior or uncontrolled dominion; to rule.
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body.
--Rom. vi. 12.
Syn: To rule; govern; direct; control; prevail.
(r[=a]n), n. [OE. regne, OF. reigne, regne, F.
r[`e]gne, fr. L. regnum, fr. rex, regis, a king, fr. regere
to guide, rule. See Regal
1. Royal authority; supreme power; sovereignty; rule;
He who like a father held his reign. --Pope.
Saturn's sons received the threefold reign
Of heaven, of ocean, and deep hell beneath. --Prior.
2. The territory or sphere which is reigned over; kingdom;
empire; realm; dominion. [Obs.] --Spenser.
[God] him bereft the regne that he had. --Chaucer.
3. The time during which a king, queen, or emperor possesses
the supreme authority; as, it happened in the reign of