Definitions for reign

Definitions for (noun) reign

Main entry: reign, sovereignty

Definition: royal authority; the dominion of a monarch

Main entry: reign

Definition: the period during which a monarch is sovereign

Usage: during the reign of Henry VIII

Main entry: reign

Definition: a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful

Usage: he was helpless under the reign of his egotism

Definitions for (verb) reign

Main entry: reign

Definition: have sovereign power

Usage: Henry VIII reigned for a long time

Main entry: predominate, prevail, reign, dominate, rule

Definition: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

Usage: Money reigns supreme here; Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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