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Synonyms for reign

Noun

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

Verb

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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