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Reign

Definition of reign:

part of speech: noun

Rule: dominion: royal authority: supreme power: influence: time during which a sovereign rules.

part of speech: verb

To rule as a sovereign; prevail.

part of speech: verb

To rule: to have sovereign power: to be predominant.

part of speech: verb

To exercise royal authority; rule; to prevail, as a plague, fear, etc.

part of speech: noun

Supreme rule; royal power; time during which a ruler holds sway; prevailing control or influence; as, the reign of law.

part of speech: noun

Rule, or time of rule, of a sovereign; influence; control.

Usage examples for reign:

  • The family of the Bourbons is not fit to reign "Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I", Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon.
  • 9: 9. 1. Who is to reign finally over God’ s kingdom? "Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle", .
  • " I am a queen again; I reign once more over a race of men. "Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion", G. A. Henty.

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