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English noun: reign

1. reign (time) a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful


SamplesHe was helpless under the reign of his egotism.


Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period


Narrower (hyponym)reign of terror

2. reign (time) the period during which a monarch is sovereign


SamplesDuring the reign of Henry VIII.


Broader (hypernym)age, historic period

3. reign (state) royal authority; the dominion of a monarch


Synonymssovereignty


Broader (hypernym)dominion, rule


Narrower (hyponym)scepter, sceptre


English verb: reign

1. reign (social) have sovereign power


SamplesHenry VIII reigned for a long time.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)govern, rule

2. reign (stative) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance


SamplesMoney reigns supreme here.
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.


Synonymsdominate, predominate, prevail, rule


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)outbalance, outweigh, overarch, overbalance, override, preponderate









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