Synonyms of reign


1. reign, time period, period of time, period

usage: a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful; "he was helpless under the reign of his egotism"

2. reign, historic period, age

usage: the period during which a monarch is sovereign; "during the reign of Henry VIII"

3. reign, sovereignty, dominion, rule

usage: royal authority; the dominion of a monarch


1. reign, govern, rule

usage: have sovereign power; "Henry VIII reigned for a long time"

2. predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail

usage: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"

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Definition and meaning of reign (Dictionary)