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Verb: reign  reyn
  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";
    - predominate, dominate, rule, prevail
Noun: reign  reyn
  1. A period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    "he was helpless under the reign of his egotism"
     
  2. The period during which a monarch is sovereign
    "during the reign of Henry VIII"
     
  3. Royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
    - sovereignty

Sounds like: raid, rayed, reig

Derived forms: reigned, reigning, reigns

Type of: age, dominion, govern, historic period, period, period of time, raj [Asia], rule, time period

Encyclopedia: Reign