Definition of Hold the reins

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To be in charge, to be in control, as of a business, political organization, or other group. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hold The Reins

hold out
hold outs
hold over
hold over someone's head
hold serve
hold someone's feet to the fire
hold someone's hand
hold still for
hold sway
hold that thought
hold the cards
hold the fort
hold the line
hold the phone
hold the purse strings
hold the reins (current term)
hold the ring
hold tight
hold to account
hold true
hold up
hold up one's end
hold water
hold with the hare and run with the hounds
hold your fire

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