Associations to the word «Reign»
REIGN, noun. The exercise of sovereign power.
REIGN, noun. The period during which a monarch rules.
REIGN, noun. The territory or sphere over which a kingdom; empire; realm; dominion, etc. is ruled.
REIGN, verb. (intransitive) To exercise sovereign power, or to rule as a monarch
REIGN CHECK, noun. Misspelling of rain check.
REIGN IN, verb. Misspelling of rein in.
REIGN OF TERROR, noun. A period of brutal intimidation by those in power.
REIGN, noun. A period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful; "he was helpless under the reign of his egotism".
REIGN, noun. The period during which a monarch is sovereign; "during the reign of Henry VIII".
REIGN, noun. Royal authority; the dominion of a monarch.
REIGN, verb. Have sovereign power; "Henry VIII reigned for a long time".
REIGN, verb. Be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.